Glyptotherium Osborn 1903 (glyptodon)

Mammalia - Xenarthra - Glyptodontidae

Synonyms: Boreostracon Simpson 1929, Brachyostracon Brown 1912, Xenoglyptodon Meade 1953

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

See also Alroy 2002, Brown 1912, Carroll 1988, Cisneros 2005, Downing and White 1995, Gillette and Ray 1981, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Marshall et al. 1979, McDonald and Naples 2007, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Mead et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Boreostemma, Glyptodon, Glyptotheriini, Paraglyptodon

Subtaxa: Glyptotherium cylindricum Glyptotherium texanum

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Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (3 collections), Costa Rica (2), El Salvador (2), Mexico (14), Panama (1), United States (20: Arizona, Florida, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas), Venezuela (5)

• Blancan of Costa Rica (1), Mexico (4), United States (21: Arizona, Florida, New Mexico, Texas)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Oklahoma)

Total: 74 collections each including a single occurrence

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