†superfamily Mylodontoidea Gill 1872 (edentate)

Mammalia - Xenarthra

Parent taxon: Folivora according to B. J. Shockey and F. Anaya 2011

See also Carroll 1988, Paula Couto 1956 and Villarroel 2000

Sister taxa: Bradypus, Rathymotheriidae, Eucholoeops, Eutardigrada, Pelecyodon, Schismotherium

Subtaxa: Eionaletherium Mylodontidae

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Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (42 collections), Bolivia (11), Brazil (19), Canada (1: Alberta), Chile (9), Ecuador (17), Guatemala (1), Mexico (6), Panama (1), Paraguay (3), Peru (14), United States (92: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington), Uruguay (2), Venezuela (2)

• Blancan of Mexico (4), United States (23: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Nebraska, New Mexico, Texas)

• Pliocene of Argentina (13), Bolivia (4), Colombia (1), United States (1: Texas), Venezuela (2)

• Montehermosan of Argentina (7), Bolivia (4), Uruguay (1)

• Hemphillian of Costa Rica (1), Mexico (2), United States (7: Florida, Nebraska, Texas)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Argentina (1)

• Neogene of Uruguay (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (30), Bolivia (1), Brazil (4), Chile (3), Colombia (67), Peru (6), Uruguay (1), Venezuela (7)

• Deseadan of Argentina (2), Bolivia (3), Uruguay (1)

• Oligocene of Peru (1)

Total: 418 collections including 532 occurrences

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