Acratocnus Anthony 1916 (edentate)

Mammalia - Xenarthra - Megalonychidae

Parent taxon: Megalonychidae according to T. J. Gaudin 1995

Sister taxa: Ahytherium, Amphihapalops, Amphiocnus, Analcimorphus, Australonyx, Choloepus, Deseadognathus, Diabolotherium, Diheterocnus, Eugeronops, Geronops, Hyperleptus, Mecorhinus, Megalocninae, Megalocnus, Megalonychinae, Megalonychops, Megalonychotherium, Megalonyx, Megistonyx, Meizonyx, Mesocnus, Metopotherinae, Metopotherini, Microcnus, Miocnus, Nothropus, Ocnopodinae, Ortotheriinae, Ortotherium, Paranabradys, Paraplanops, Pliometanastes, Pliomorphus, Protomegalonyx, Pseudhapalops, Torcellia, Trematherium, Zacatzontli, Bradypodina

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Cuba (1 collection), the Dominican Republic (3), Puerto Rico (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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