Glyptodon Owen 1839 (glyptodon)

Mammalia - Xenarthra - Glyptodontidae

Synonyms: Chlamydotherium Bronn 1838, Glyptocoileus Castellanos 1952, Glyptopedius Castellanos 1953, Heteroglyptodon Roselli 1976, Hoplophorus Lund 1838, Lepitherium Saint-Hillaire 1839, Neothoracophorus Ameghino 1889, Orycterotherium Bronn 1838, Pachypus D'Alton 1839, Schistopleurum Nodot 1857, Thoracophorus Gervais and Ameghino 1880

Parent taxon: Glyptodontinae according to A. E. Zurita et al. 2018

See also Ameghino 1889, Brown 1912, Carroll 1988, Cartelle and Bohorquez 1984, Cope 1889, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Lydekker 1894, Marshall and Sempere 1991, McKenna and Bell 1997, Rincón et al. 2008, Salles et al. 2006, Soibelzon et al. 2010, Zurita et al. 2004, Zurita et al. 2009 and Zurita et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Boreostemma, Glyptotheriini, Glyptotherium, Paraglyptodon

Subtaxa: Glyptodon clavipes Glyptodon depressus Glyptodon elongatus Glyptodon euphractus Glyptodon falkneri Glyptodon fiorinii Glyptodon minor Glyptodon munizi Glyptodon petaliferus Glyptodon reticulatus Glyptodon rivapacis Glyptodon rudis Hoplophorus bergi Hoplophorus clarazianus Hoplophorus evidens Hoplophorus lydekkeri Hoplophorus migoyianus Hoplophorus verus Neothoracophorus elevatus

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Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (21 collections), Bolivia (13), Brazil (10), Colombia (1), Paraguay (2), Peru (2), Uruguay (2), Venezuela (3)

• Pliocene of Argentina (1)

Total: 55 collections including 61 occurrences

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