†superfamily Vermilingua (edentate)

Mammalia - Xenarthra

Alternative spellings: Vermiingua, Vermilinguia

Parent taxon: Pilosa according to T. J. Gaudin and D. G. Branham 1998

See also Ameghino 1889, Ameghino 1906, Carroll 1988, Gaudin 1995 and Zittel 1893

Sister taxa: Folivora, Megalonychidae, Megatherioidea

Subtaxa: Cyclopedidae Myrmecophagidae

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Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (2 collections), Panama (1), Peru (1), Venezuela (2)

• Blancan of Mexico (1)

• Montehermosan of Argentina (4)

• Miocene of Argentina (5), Colombia (2)

Total: 18 collections including 27 occurrences

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