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Megathericulus Ameghino 1904 (edentate)

Mammalia - Tardigrada - Megatheriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 43615

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1904. Nuevas especies de mamíferos, cretáceos y terciarios de la República Argentina [New species of mammals, Cretaceous and Tertiarty, from the Argentine Republic]. Anales de la Sociedad Cientifica Argentina 56–58:1-142

Parent taxon: Megatheriinae according to G. De Iuliis et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Anisodontherium, Eremotherium, Megatheridium, Megatheriops, Megatherium, Pliomegatherium, Proeremotherium, Pyramiodontherium, Urumaquia

Subtaxa: Megathericulus patagonicus

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Type: Megathericulus patagonicus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore