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meaning: "Before Pyrotherium"
Named By: F. Ameghino in 1901
Time Period: Unavailable
Location: Argentina - Geste Formation
Size: Unavailable
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Partial remains
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Eutheria | Notoungulata | Pyrotheria | Pyrotheriidae |

Pyrotheriidae is the only family in the order Pyrotheria, provided one does not include the Paleocene genus, Carodnia. These extinct, mastodon-like ungulates include the genera Baguatherium, Carolozittelia, Colombitherium, Gryphodon, Propyrotherium, Proticia, and Pyrotherium.

Read more about Propyrotherium at Wikipedia
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