Octomylodon Ameghino 1904 (edentate)

Mammalia - Xenarthra - Mylodontidae

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1904. Nuevas especies de mamíferos, cretáceos y terciarios de la República Argentina [New species of mammals, Cretaceous and Tertiarty, from the Argentine Republic]. Anales de la Sociedad Cientifica Argentina 56–58:1-142

Parent taxon: Mylodontinae according to F. Ameghino 1904

See also Carroll 1988

Sister taxa: Brievabradys, Glossotherium, Kiyumylodon, Lestobradys, Lestodon, Megabradys, Mylodon, Octodontotherium, Paramylodon, Prolestodon, Promylodon, Ranculcus, Stenodon, Strabosodon

Subtaxa: Octomylodon aversus

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Type: Octomylodon aversus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Parana, Pueblo Brugo to Diamante, Ituzaingo Fm. (Miocene of Argentina)

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