Hoplophorus verus Ameghino 1889 (glyptodon)

Mammalia - Xenarthra - Glyptodontidae

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1889. Contribución al conocimiento de los mamíferos fósiles de la República Argentina [Contribution to the knowledge of the fossil mammals of the Argentine Republic]. Actas de la Academia Nacional de Ciencias de la República Argentina en Córdoba 6:xxxii-1027

Belongs to Hoplophorus according to G. J. Scillato-Yané et al. 2013

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

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution: found only at Parana, Pueblo Brugo to Diamante, Ituzaingo Fm. (Miocene of Argentina)

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