Glyptodon reticulatus Owen 1845 (glyptodon)

Mammalia - Xenarthra - Glyptodontidae

Synonyms: Glyptodon asper Burmeister 1866, Glyptodon typus Nodot 1857, Hoplophorus asper Burmeister 1866, Schistopleurum asperum Burmeister 1866, Schistopleurum typus Nodot 1857

Belongs to Glyptodon according to A. D. Rincón et al. 2008

See also Ameghino 1889

Sister taxa: Glyptodon clavipes, Glyptodon depressus, Glyptodon elongatus, Glyptodon euphractus, Glyptodon falkneri, Glyptodon fiorinii, Glyptodon minor, Glyptodon munizi, Glyptodon petaliferus, Glyptodon rivapacis, Glyptodon rudis, Neothoracophorus elevatus, Hoplophorus clarazianus, Hoplophorus migoyianus, Hoplophorus lydekkeri, Hoplophorus evidens, Hoplophorus bergi, Hoplophorus verus

Type specimens:

  • Glyptodon reticulatus: MACN 200, a carapace (Complete dorsal carapace)
  • Glyptodon typus:
  • Hoplophorus asper:

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (6 collections), Bolivia (5), Brazil (1)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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