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Lestodon armatus Gervais 1855 (edentate)

Osteichthyes - Tardigrada - Mylodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 83807

Alternative combination: Mylodon armatus

Belongs to Lestodon according to A. E. Zurita et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Lestodon antiquus, Lestodon garrachicii, Lestodon myloides, Lestodon urumaquensis

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 700.0, femur diameter 70.0, humerus length 590.0, humerus diameter 79.0, radius length 360.0, radius diameter 82.5, tibia length 340.0, tibia diameter 90.0, ulna length 460.0

Estimated body mass: 714.6 kg based on femur diameter, femur length, humerus diameter, humerus length, tibia diameter, tibia length, and ulna length