Pachyarmatherium Downing and White 1995 (edentate)

Mammalia - Cingulata - Pachyarmatheriidae

Full reference: K. F. Downing and R. S. White. 1995. The cingulates (Xenarthra) of the Leisey Shell Pit local fauna (Irvingtonian), Hillsborough County, Florida. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History 37(12):375-396

Parent taxon: Pachyarmatheriidae according to J. C. Fernicola et al. 2018

See also Downing and White 1995, McDonald and Naples 2007 and McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxon: Neoglyptatelus

Subtaxa: Pachyarmatherium brasiliense Pachyarmatherium leiseyi Pachyarmatherium tenebris

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Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore


• Quaternary of Brazil (4 collections), United States (9: Florida, South Carolina), Venezuela (3)

• Blancan of Costa Rica (1), United States (2: Florida)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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