Schismotherium fractum Ameghino 1887 (edentate)

Mammalia - Megatherioidea

Belongs to Schismotherium according to Ameghino 1887

Sister taxa: Schismotherium binum, Schismotherium rectangularis, Schismotherium splendens

Type specimen: Its type locality is Río Bote - Estancia Maria Elisa, which is in a Santacrucian terrestrial horizon in the Santa Cruz Formation of Argentina

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore


• Miocene of Argentina (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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