†family Mylodontidae Ameghino 1889 (edentate)

Mammalia - Mylodontidae

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

See also Carroll 1988, Frailey 1986, Gaudin 1995, Hay 1902, Kramarz et al. 2010, Kurten and Anderson 1980, MacFadden et al. 1993, McDonald and Naples 2007, Paula Couto 1956, Shockey and Anaya 2011 and Villarroel 2000

Sister taxa: Bradypodidae, Megatherioidea

Subtaxa: Chubutherium Lestodontinae Lestodontini Magdalenabradys Mirandabradys zabasi Mylodontinae Nematheriinae Nematherium Orophodon Orophodontinae Paraglossotherium Pseudoprepotherium Scelidotheridium Scelidotheriinae Urumacotheriinae

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (85 collections), Bolivia (13), Brazil (42), Canada (1: Alberta), Chile (10), Ecuador (20), Guatemala (2), Mexico (8), Panama (1), Paraguay (4), Peru (16), United States (97: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington), Uruguay (14), Venezuela (2)

• Blancan of Mexico (4), United States (22: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Nebraska, New Mexico, Texas)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Argentina (1), Uruguay (2)

• Pliocene of Argentina (24), Bolivia (8), Colombia (1), Peru (2), United States (1: Texas), Venezuela (1)

• Huayquerian of Argentina (27), Bolivia (1), Brazil (1)

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

• Miocene to Pliocene of Argentina (4), Venezuela (3)

• Miocene of Argentina (27), Bolivia (2), Brazil (3), Chile (3), Colombia (68), Ecuador (2), Peru (6), Uruguay (1), Venezuela (8)

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

• Oligocene of Argentina (1), Peru (2)

Total: 556 collections including 736 occurrences

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