Amphiocnus Kraglievich 1922 (edentate)

Mammalia - Xenarthra - Megalonychidae

Full reference: L. Kraglievich. 1922. Amphiocnus paranense n. gen. n. sp. Un probable precursor del "Megalocnus" de la isla de Cuba en la FormaciĆ³n Entrerriana. Physis (Revista de la Sociedad Argentina de Ciencias Naturales) 6:73-87

Parent taxon: Megalonychidae according to D. Brandoni 2011

Sister taxa: Acratocnus, Ahytherium, Amphihapalops, Analcimorphus, Australonyx, Choloepus, Deseadognathus, Diabolotherium, Diheterocnus, Eugeronops, Geronops, Hyperleptus, Mecorhinus, Megalocninae, Megalocnus, Megalonychinae, Megalonychops, Megalonychotherium, Megalonyx, Megistonyx, Meizonyx, Mesocnus, Metopotherinae, Metopotherini, Microcnus, Miocnus, Nothropus, Ocnopodinae, Ortotheriinae, Ortotherium, Paranabradys, Paraplanops, Pliometanastes, Pliomorphus, Protomegalonyx, Pseudhapalops, Torcellia, Trematherium, Urumacocnus, Zacatzontli, Bradypodina

Subtaxa: Amphiocnus paranense

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Type: Amphiocnus paranense

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

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

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