Diabolotherium Pujos et al. 2007 (edentate)

Mammalia - Xenarthra - Megalonychidae

Full reference: F. Pujos, G. de Iuliis, C. Argot and L. Werdelin. 2007. A peculiar climbing Megalonychidae from the Pleistocene of Peru and its implication for sloth history. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 149:179-235

Parent taxon: Megalonychidae according to F. Pujos et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Acratocnus, Ahytherium, Amphihapalops, Amphiocnus, Analcimorphus, Australonyx, Choloepus, Deseadognathus, 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: none

Type: Diabolotherium nordenskioldi

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Diabolotherium in the database

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