Zacatzontli tecolotlanensis McDonald and Carranza-Castañeda 2017 (edentate)

Mammalia - Xenarthra - Megalonychidae

Full reference: H. G. McDonald and O. Carranza-Castañeda. 2017. Increased xenarthran diversity of the Great American Biotic Interchange: a new genus and species of ground sloth (Mammalia, Xenarthra, Megalonychidae) from the Hemphillian (late Miocene) of Jalisco, Mexico. Journal of Paleontology 91(5):1069-1082

Belongs to Zacatzontli according to H. G. McDonald and O. Carranza-Castañeda 2017

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Mexico (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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