Megalonyx mathisi Hirschfeld and Webb 1968 (edentate)

Mammalia - Xenarthra - Megalonychidae

Full reference: S. E. Hirschfeld and S. D. Webb. 1968. Plio-Pleistocene Megalonychid Sloths of North America. Bulletin of the Florida State Museum 12(5)

Belongs to Megalonyx according to H. G. McDonald and V. L. Naples 2007

See also Hirschfeld and Webb 1968

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Black Rascal Creek, which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in the Mehrten Formation of California

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Black Rascal Creek

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