†subfamily Glyptodontinae Gray 1869 (glyptodon)

Mammalia - Xenarthra - Glyptodontidae

Parent taxon: Glyptodontidae according to A. A. Carlini et al. 2008

See also Downing and White 1995, McKenna and Bell 1997, Rincón et al. 2008 and Zurita et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Doedicurinae, Ecinepeltus, Eosclerocalyptus, Glyptatelinae, Glyptatelus, Hoplophorinae, Lomaphorelus, Neothoracophorini, Palaeopeltis, Parapropalaehoplophorus, Propalaehoplophorinae, Sclerocalyptinae, Trachycalyptoides

Subtaxa: Boreostemma Glyptodon Glyptotheriini Glyptotherium Paraglyptodon

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Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (25 collections), Bolivia (13), Brazil (13), Colombia (1), Costa Rica (2), El Salvador (2), Guatemala (1), Mexico (14), Panama (1), Paraguay (2), Peru (2), United States (21: Arizona, Florida, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas), Uruguay (2), Venezuela (9)

• Blancan of Costa Rica (1), Mexico (4), United States (21: Arizona, Florida, New Mexico, Texas)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Oklahoma)

• Pliocene of Argentina (6), Bolivia (1), Mexico (1)

• Montehermosan of Venezuela (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (2), Bolivia (1), Brazil (1), Colombia (20), Peru (4), Venezuela (1)

Total: 173 collections including 187 occurrences

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