Doedicurus Burmeister 1874 (glyptodon)

Mammalia - Xenarthra - Glyptodontidae

Alternative spelling: Daedicurus

Parent taxon: Doedicuridae according to F. Ameghino 1889

See also Brown 1912, Carroll 1988, Cope 1889, Lydekker 1894 and Soibelzon et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Castellanosia, Comaphorus, Daedicuroides, Eleutherocercus, Neuryurus, Plaxhaplous, Plaxhaplus, Prodaedicurus, Xiphuroides

Subtaxa: Doedicurus clavicaudatus Doedicurus ensenadensis Doedicurus kokenianus

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Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (10 collections), Brazil (1), Uruguay (1)

• Uquian of Uruguay (1)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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