Punatherium Ciancio et al. 2016 (armadillo)

Mammalia - Cingulata - Dasypodidae

Full reference: M. R. Ciancio, C. Herrera, A. Aramayo, P. Payrola, and J. Babot. 2016. Diversity of cingulate xenarthrans in the middle–late Eocene of Northwestern Argentina. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 61(3):575-590

Parent taxon: Dasypodidae according to M. R. Ciancio et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Amblytatus, Archaeutatus, Astegotherium, Chlamytheriinae, Dasypina, Dasypodinae, Epipeltecoelus, Euphractinae, Euphractus, Lumbreratherium, Machlydotherium, Macrochorobates, Meteutatus attonsus, Ornithoryncina, Orycteropina, Pampatheriinae, Peltephilinae, Prodasypus, Prostegotherium, Pseudeutatus, Pseudostegotherium, Pucatherium, Stegotheriopsis, Tolypeutinae, Utaetus

Subtaxa: Punatherium catamarcensis

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Type: Punatherium catamarcensis

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore

Distribution: found only at Antofagasta de la Sierra (Eocene of Argentina)

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