Orthoarthrus Ameghino 1904 (edentate)

Mammalia - Xenarthra

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1904. Nuevas especies de mamíferos, cretáceos y terciarios de la República Argentina [New species of mammals, Cretaceous and Tertiarty, from the Argentine Republic]. Anales de la Sociedad Cientifica Argentina 56–58:1-142

Parent taxon: Xenarthra according to Mones 1986

See also Ameghino 1904

Sister taxa: Adiastaltus, Anathitus, Argyromanis, Cingulata, Ernanodontidae, Glyptodontidae, Minerva, Phyllophaga, Pilosa, Dasypoda, Nomarthra, Glyptodontia

Subtaxa: Orthoarthrus mixtus

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Type: Orthoarthrus mixtus

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution: found only at Santa Cruz Formation (Miocene of Argentina)

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