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Megatherium urbinai Pujos and Salas 2004 (edentate)

Mammalia - Tardigrada - Megatheriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 268327

Full reference: F. Pujos and R. Salas. 2004. A new species of Megatherium (Mammalia: Xenarthra: Megatheriidae) from the Pleistocene of Sacaco and Tres Ventanas, Peru. Palaeontology 47(3):579-604

Belongs to Megatherium according to F. Pujos and R. Salas 2004

Sister taxa: Megatherium altiplanicum, Megatherium americanum, Megatherium antiquum, Megatherium bergi, Megatherium celendinense, Megatherium gallardoi, Megatherium gaudryi, Megatherium istilarti, Megatherium lundi, Megatherium medinae, Megatherium sundti, Megatherium tarijense, Megatherium uquiense, Neoracanthus burmeisteri, Neoracanthus brackebuschianus

Type specimen: MUSM 15, a partial skeleton

Ecology: scansorial insectivore