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†subfamily Metopotherinae Ameghino 1902 (edentate)

Osteichthyes - Xenarthra - Megalonychidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 318610

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1902. Premičre contribution ą la connaissance de la fauna mammalogique des couches ą Colpodon [First contribution to the knowledge of the mammalian fauna of the Colopdon Beds]. Boletin de la Academia Nacional de Ciencias de Córdoba 17:71-141

Parent taxon: Megalonychidae according to F. Ameghino 1902

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, Metopotherini, Microcnus, Miocnus, Nothropus, Ocnopodinae, Ortotheriinae, Ortotherium, Paranabradys, Paraplanops, Pliometanastes, Pliomorphus, Protomegalonyx, Pseudhapalops, Torcellia, Trematherium, Bradypodina

Subtaxa: Hapaloides, Proschismotherium

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore