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Encinepeltus Ameghino 1891 (glyptodon)

Osteichthyes - Xenarthra - Glyptodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 55024

Alternative spelling: Eucinepeltus

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1891. Nuevos restos de mamíferos fósiles descubiertos por Carlos Ameghino en el Eoceno inferior de la Patagonia austral. – Especies nuevas, adiciones y correcciones [New remains of fossil mammals discovered by Carlos Ameghino in the lower Eocene of southern Patagonia. – New species, additions, and corrections]. Revista Argentina de Historia Natural 1:289-328

Parent taxon: Propalaehoplophoridae according to F. Ameghino 1891

Sister taxa: Asterostemma, Cochlops, Metopotoxus, Propalaehoplophorus

Subtaxa: Encinepeltus petesatus

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Type: Encinepeltus petesatus

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore