Paramylodon harlani Owen 1840 (Harlan's ground sloth)

Mammalia - Xenarthra - Mylodontidae

Alternative combinations: Glossotherium harlani, Megalonyx harlani, Mylodon harlani

Synonyms: Eubradys antiquus Leidy 1853, Megalonyx potens Leidy 1853, Mylodon garmani Allen 1913, Mylodon renidens Cope 1895, Mylodon sodalis Cope 1878, Mylodon sulcidens Cope 1895, Mylodon tenuceps Stock 1917, Oryctotherium missouriense Harlan 1841, Oryctotherium oregonense Perkins 1843, Paramylodon nebrascensis Brown 1903

Belongs to Paramylodon according to R. K. McAfee 2009

See also Elftman 1931, Gazin 1935, Hay 1902, Hibbard 1955, Hibbard and Taylor 1960, Hulbert and Pratt 1998, Johnston 1937, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Leidy 1860, Lundelius 1972, McDonald 1995, McDonald et al. 2004, Schultz 1938, Stock 1914 and Stock 1918

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Mylodon harlani tenuiceps

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Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (1: Alberta collection), Mexico (3), Panama (1), United States (69: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Washington)

• Blancan of United States (4: Florida, Idaho, New Mexico)

Total: 78 collections each including a single occurrence

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