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Urumaquia robusta Carlini et al. 2006 (edentate)

Mammalia - Tardigrada - Megatheriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 309458

Full reference: A. A. Carlini, D. Brandoni, and R. Sánchez. 2006. First Megatheriines (Xenarthra, Phyllophaga, Megatheriidae) from the Urumaco (late Miocene) and Codore (Pliocene) Formations, Estado Falcón, Venezuela. Journal of Systematic Paleontology 4(3):269-278

Belongs to Urumaquia according to A. A. Carlini et al. 2006

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MCN 91-72v, a limb element. Its type locality is Mirandabradys Urumaco 02, which is in a Miocene terrestrial horizon in the Urumaco Formation of Venezuela.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore