Magdalenabradys confusum Hirschfeld 1985

Mammalia - Mylodontidae

Alternative combination: Pseudoprepotherium confusum

Full reference: S. E. Hirschfeld. 1985. Ground sloths from the Friasian La Venta fauna, with additions to the pre-Frasian Coyaima fauna of Colombia, South America. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 128:1-91

Belongs to Magdalenabradys according to A. D. Rincón and H. G. McDonald 2020

See also Hirschfeld 1985

Sister taxon: Magdalenabradys kolossiaia

Type specimen: UCMP 39957, a skull. Its type locality is Ferruginous Sandstone Locality, UCMP V5045, which is in a Laventan terrestrial sandstone in the Villavieja Formation of Colombia.

Average measurements (in mm): Astragalus diameter 73.7, Calcaneum diameter 73.1, Cuboid diameter 47.1, Femur Head diameter 89.1, Fibula diameter 21.5, Humerus head diameter 63.6, Radius proximal end diameter 55.7, Tibia diameter 108.6, Tibia diameter 125.7, Tibia Proximal end diameter 136.4, Tibia distal end diameter 64.5, Unciform diameter 50.2


• Miocene of Colombia (40 collections)

Total: 40 collections each including a single occurrence

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