Megalonyx obtusidens Webb and Perrigo 1985 (edentate)

Mammalia - Xenarthra - Megalonychidae

Full reference: S. D. Webb and S. C. Perrigo. 1985. New megalonychid sloths from El Salvador. The evolution and ecology of armadillos, sloths, and vermilinguas 113-120

Belongs to Megalonyx according to S. D. Webb and S. C. Perrigo 1985

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

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Barranca del Sisimico (Quaternary of El Salvador)

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