Australonyx De Iuliis et al. 2009 (edentate)

Mammalia - Xenarthra - Megalonychidae

Full reference: G. De Iuliis, F. Pujos, and C. Cartelle. 2009. A new ground sloth (Mammalia: Xenarthra) from the Quaternary of Brazil. Comptes Rendus Palevol 8:705-715

Parent taxon: Megalonychidae according to G. De Iuliis et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Acratocnus, Ahytherium, Amphihapalops, Amphiocnus, Analcimorphus, 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: Australonyx aquae

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Type: Australonyx aquae

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Po├žo Azul Cave (Quaternary of Brazil)

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