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†family Megatheriidae Savage 1951 (edentate)

Osteichthyes - Xenarthra

PaleoDB taxon number: 43608

Full reference: D. E. Savage. 1951. Report on Fossil Vertebrates from the Upper Magdalena Valley, Colombia. Science 114(2955):186-187

Parent taxon: Eutardigrada according to T. J. Gaudin 1995

Sister taxa: Megalonychidae, Mylodontidae

Subtaxa: Diellipsodon, Eomegatherium, Eremotherium, Megatheriina, Megatheriinae, Mylomorpha, Planops, Plesiomegatherium, Prepotherinae, Pyramiodontherium, Rodimorpha

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore