Schismotherium Ameghino 1887 (edentate)

Mammalia - Megatherioidea

Parent taxon: Megatherioidea according to L. Varela et al. 2019

See also Ameghino 1894, Carroll 1988 and Gaudin 1995

Sister taxa: Hiskatherium, Megalonychidae, Megatheria, Pelecyodon, Similhapalops

Subtaxa: Schismotherium binum Schismotherium fractum Schismotherium rectangularis Schismotherium splendens

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Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore


• Miocene of Argentina (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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