Diabolotherium Pujos et al. 2007 (edentate)

Mammalia - Megatherioidea - Megatheriidae

Full reference: F. Pujos, G. de Iuliis, C. Argot and L. Werdelin. 2007. A peculiar climbing Megalonychidae from the Pleistocene of Peru and its implication for sloth history. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 149:179-235

Parent taxon: Megatheriinae according to L. Varela et al. 2019

See also Pujos et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Anisodontherium, Eremotherium, Megathericulus, Megatheridium, Megatheriops, Megatherium, Plesiomegatherium, Pliomegatherium, Proeremotherium, Pyramiodontherium, Sibotherium, Urumaquia

Subtaxa: Diabolotherium nordenskioldi

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Type: Diabolotherium nordenskioldi

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Quaternary of Chile (1 collection), Peru (5)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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