Miocnus Matthew 1931 (edentate)

Mammalia - Xenarthra - Megalonychidae

Full reference: W. D. Matthew. 1931. Genera and new species of ground sloths from the Pleistocene of Cuba. American Museum Novitates 511:1-5

Parent taxon: Megalonychidae according to W. D. Matthew 1931

Sister taxa: Acratocnus, Ahytherium, Amphihapalops, Amphiocnus, Analcimorphus, Australonyx, Choloepus, Deseadognathus, Diabolotherium, Diheterocnus, Eugeronops, Geronops, Hyperleptus, Mecorhinus, Megalocninae, Megalocnus, Megalonychinae, Megalonychops, Megalonychotherium, Megalonyx, Megistonyx, Meizonyx, Mesocnus, Metopotherinae, Metopotherini, Microcnus, Nothropus, Ocnopodinae, Ortotheriinae, Ortotherium, Paranabradys, Paraplanops, Pattersonocnus, Pliometanastes, Pliomorphus, Protomegalonyx, Pseudhapalops, Torcellia, Trematherium, Urumacocnus, Zacatzontli, Bradypodina

Subtaxa: Miocnus antillensis

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Type: Miocnus antillensis

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Cuba (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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