Megalonyx gigas Marsh 1874 (edentate)

Mammalia - Xenarthra - Megalonychidae

Alternative combination: Morotherium gigas

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1874. Notice of new Tertiary mammals. III. American Journal of Science 7(41):531-534

Belongs to Megalonyx according to S. E. Hirschfeld and S. D. Webb 1968

See also Hay 1902

Sister taxa: Megalonyx curvidens, Megalonyx gracilis, Megalonyx jeffersonii, Megalonyx leidyi, Megalonyx leptostomus, Megalonyx mathisi, Megalonyx obtusidens, Megalonyx validus, Megalonyx wheatleyi

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Megalonyx gigas in the database

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