Catonyx Ameghino 1891 (edentate)

Mammalia - Xenarthra - Mylodontidae

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

Sister taxa: Amnotherium, Analcitherium, Lymodon, Nematherium, Neonematherium, Proscelidodon, Scelidodon, Scelidotheriops, Scelidotherium, Sibyllotherium, Valgipes

Subtaxa: Catonyx cuvieri Catonyx tarijensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Quaternary of Argentina (1 collection), Brazil (8)

• Montehermosan of Uruguay (1)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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