†family Glyptodontidae Burmeister 1879 (glyptodon)

Mammalia - Xenarthra - Glyptodontidae

Parent taxon: Glyptodontoidea according to J. C. Fernicola 2008

See also Ameghino 1889, Brown 1912, Carlini et al. 2008, Carroll 1988, Cope 1889, Cope 1889, Croft et al. 2007, Downing and White 1995, Flower and Lydekker 1891, Hay 1902, Kramarz et al. 2010, Kurten and Anderson 1980, MacFadden et al. 1993, McDonald and Naples 2007, McKenna and Bell 1997, Paula Couto 1956, Rincón et al. 2008, Simpson 1948 and Zurita et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Lomaphorini, Palaeopeltidae, Pampatheriidae, Panochthidae

Subtaxa: Doedicurinae Ecinepeltus Glyptatelinae Glyptodontinae Hoplophorinae Paraeucinepeltus Parapropalaehoplophorus Plohophorinae Sclerocalyptinae Tomiopsis

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Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (32 collections), Bolivia (15), Brazil (17), Colombia (1), Costa Rica (2), El Salvador (2), Guatemala (1), Mexico (16), Panama (1), Paraguay (2), Peru (2), United States (23: Arizona, Florida, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas), Uruguay (2), Venezuela (10)

• Uquian of Uruguay (1)

• Blancan of Costa Rica (1), Mexico (4), United States (23: Arizona, Florida, New Mexico, South Carolina, Texas)

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

• Pliocene of Argentina (25), Bolivia (2), Mexico (1)

• Montehermosan of Argentina (9), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Argentina (1)

• Neogene of Argentina (2), Uruguay (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (13), Bolivia (4), Brazil (1), Chile (1), Colombia (21), Peru (5), Uruguay (1), Venezuela (1)

• Deseadan of Argentina (1), Uruguay (1)

• Oligocene of Argentina (1)

Total: 248 collections including 304 occurrences

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