†subfamily Scelidotheriinae Ameghino 1889

Mammalia - Xenarthra - Mylodontidae

Alternative spellings: Scelidotheridae, Scelidotheriidae

Parent taxon: Mylodontidae according to T. J. Gaudin 1995

See also Ameghino 1891, MiƱo-Boilini et al. 2009, Paula Couto 1956 and Zurita et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Baraguatherium, Elassotherium, Glossotheriopsis, Lestodontinae, Mylodontinae, Nematheriinae, Paroctodontotherium, Pseudoprepotherium, Scelidotheridium, Urumacotheriinae

Subtaxa: Amnotherium Analcitherium Catonyx Lymodon Nematherium Neonematherium Proscelidodon Scelidodon Scelidotheriops Scelidotherium Sibyllotherium Valgipes

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Type: Scelidotherium

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (24 collections), Bolivia (6), Brazil (14), Chile (1), Ecuador (3), Panama (1), Paraguay (2), Peru (11)

• Pliocene of Argentina (10), Bolivia (1), Colombia (1)

• Montehermosan of Argentina (6), Uruguay (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (12), Chile (3), Colombia (21)

• Deseadan of Uruguay (1)

Total: 118 collections including 127 occurrences

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