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Pseudoglyptodon Engelmann 1987 (edentate)

Mammalia - Theriiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 57072

Full reference: G. F. Engelmann. 1987. A new Deseadan sloth (Mammalia: Xenarthra) from Salla, Bolivia, and its implications from the primitive condition of the dentition in edentates. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 7(2):217-223

Parent taxon: Phyllophaga according to M. C. McKenna et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Megalonychoidea, Orophodontidae, Ortotheridae, Elipsodon

Subtaxa: Pseudoglyptodon chilensis, Pseudoglyptodon sallaensis

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Type: Pseudoglyptodon sallaensis

Ecology: scansorial insectivore