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†subfamily Prepotherinae Ameghino 1894 (edentate)

Osteichthyes - Xenarthra - Megatheriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 318390

Alternative spelling: Prepotheridae

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1894. Enumeration synoptique des especes de mammifères fossiles des formations éocènes de Patagonie. Boletin de la Academia Nacional de Ciencias en Cordoba (Republica Argentina) 13:259-452

Parent taxon: Megatheriidae according to F. Ameghino 1904

Sister taxa: Diellipsodon, Eomegatherium, Eremotherium, Megatheriina, Megatheriinae, Mylomorpha, Planops, Plesiomegatherium, Pyramiodontherium, Rodimorpha

Subtaxa: Prepotheriops, Prepotherium, Proprepotherium

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Type: Prepotherium

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore