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''Asfaltomylos'' is an extinct genus of the primitive mammal subclass Australosphenida from the middle Jurassic of Argentina. The type and only species is ''Asfaltomylos patagonicus'', recovered from and named after the Cañadón Asfalto Formation, Cañadón Asfalto Basin of Chubut Province, Patagonia.''Asfaltomylos''
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See also


* ''Argentoconodon'' * ''Condorodon'' * ''Henosferus''


References





Further reading


* G. W. Rougier, A. G. Martinelli, A. M. Forasiepi and M. J. Novacek. 2007. "New Jurassic Mammals from Patagonia, Argentina: A Reappraisal of Australosphenidan Morphology and Interrelationships". ''American Museum Novitates'' (3566) 1-54 * Martin, T. & Rauhut, O. W. M. 2005. "Mandible and dentition of ''Asfaltomylos patagonicus'' (Australosphenida, Mammalia) and the evolution of tribosphenic teeth". ''Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology'' 25 (2): 414–425. * Rauhut, O. W. M., Martin, T., Ortiz-Jaureguizar, E. & Puerta, P. 2002. "A Jurassic mammal from South America". ''Nature'' 416: 165–168. Category:Australosphenida Category:Jurassic mammals of South America Category:Jurassic Argentina Category:Fossils of Argentina Category:Fossil taxa described in 2002 Category:Prehistoric mammal genera {{Jurassic-animal-stub