Pachyarmatherium leiseyi Downing and White 1995 (edentate)

Mammalia - Cingulata - Pachyarmatheriidae

Full reference: K. F. Downing and R. S. White. 1995. The cingulates (Xenarthra) of the Leisey Shell Pit local fauna (Irvingtonian), Hillsborough County, Florida. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History 37(12):375-396

Belongs to Pachyarmatherium according to K. F. Downing and R. S. White 1995

See also McDonald and Naples 2007

Sister taxa: Pachyarmatherium brasiliense, Pachyarmatherium tenebris

Type specimen: Its type locality is Leisey Shell Pit 1A, which is in an Irvingtonian estuary/bay sandstone/siltstone in the Bermont Formation of Florida

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (9: Florida, South Carolina collections), Venezuela (1)

• Blancan of Costa Rica (1), United States (2: Florida)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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