†subfamily Glyptodontinae Gray 1869 (glyptodon)

Mammalia - Xenarthra - Glyptodontidae

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

See also Carlini et al. 2008, Downing and White 1995, McKenna and Bell 1997, Rincón et al. 2008 and Zurita et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Doedicurinae, Ecinepeltus, Glyptatelinae, Hoplophorinae, Paraeucinepeltus, Parapropalaehoplophorus, Plohophorinae, Sclerocalyptinae, Tomiopsis

Subtaxa: Boreostemma Doedicurini Glyptodon Glyptotheriini Glyptotherium Paraglyptodon

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Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (31 collections), Bolivia (14), Brazil (15), Colombia (1), Costa Rica (2), El Salvador (2), Guatemala (1), Mexico (14), Panama (1), Paraguay (2), Peru (2), United States (26: 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 (22: Arizona, Florida, New Mexico, South Carolina, Texas)

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

• Pliocene of Argentina (11), Bolivia (2), Mexico (1)

• Montehermosan of Argentina (4), Venezuela (1)

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

• Miocene of Argentina (2), Bolivia (1), Brazil (1), Colombia (20), Peru (4), United States (1: Texas), Venezuela (1)

Total: 204 collections including 233 occurrences

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