Ahytherium Cartelle et al. 2008 (edentate)

Mammalia - Xenarthra - Megalonychidae

Full reference: C. Cartelle, G. De Iuliis, and F. Pujos. 2008. A new species of Megalonychidae (Mammalia, Xenarthra) from the Quaternary of Po├žo Azul (Bahia, Brazil). Comptes Rendus Palevol 7(6):335-346

Parent taxon: Megalonychidae according to C. Cartelle et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Acratocnus, 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, Pattersonocnus, Pliometanastes, Pliomorphus, Protomegalonyx, Pseudhapalops, Torcellia, Trematherium, Urumacocnus, Zacatzontli, Bradypodina

Subtaxa: Ahytherium aureum Iporangabradyx Iporangabradyx collecti

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Type: Ahytherium aureum

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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