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Hiskatherium saintandrei Pujos et al. 2011 (edentate)

Osteichthyes - Xenarthra

PaleoDB taxon number: 169202

Full reference: F. Pujos, G. De Iuliis, and B. M. Quispe. 2011. Hiskatherium saintandrei, gen. et sp. nov.: An Unusual Sloth from the Santacrucian of Quebrada Honda (Bolivia) and an Overview of Middle Miocene, Small Megatherioids. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 31(5):1131-1149

Belongs to Hiskatherium according to F. Pujos et al. 2011

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MNHN-Bol-V 003633, a mandible (left dentary with m1-m4). Its type locality is Quebrada Honda, Bolivia, which is in a Miocene fluvial claystone/siliciclastic in Bolivia.

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore