Pampatherium Ameghino 1875 (edentate)

Mammalia - Xenarthra - Pampatheriidae

Invalid subtaxa: Chlamydotherium Lund 1839 [replaced name], Hoffstetteria Castellanos 1957

Parent taxon: Pampatheriidae according to J. I. Mead et al. 2007

See also Alroy 2002, Ameghino 1889, Carroll 1988, Cartelle and Bohorquez 1984, Cope 1889, Edmund 1996, Lydekker 1894, McKenna and Bell 1997, Rincón et al. 2008 and Salles et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Holmesina, Kraglievichia, Plaina, Scirrotherium, Vassallia

Subtaxa: Chlamydotherium australe Chlamydotherium minutum Chlamydotherium paranense Chlamytherium Pampatherium humboldtii Pampatherium mexicanum Pampatherium paulacoutoi Pampatherium pygmaeum Pampatherium typus

View classification

Type: Chlamytherium humboldtii

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (6 collections), Bolivia (5), Brazil (9), Ecuador (1), Guatemala (1), Mexico (3), Paraguay (1), Peru (3), Uruguay (1), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Costa Rica (1)

• Montehermosan of Argentina (1), Bolivia (1)

Total: 34 collections including 35 occurrences

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.