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†family Megatheriidae Gray 1821 (ground sloth)

Osteichthyes - Xenarthra

PaleoDB taxon number: 43608

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1821. On the natural arrangement of vertebrose animals. The London Medical Repository Monthly Journal and Review 15:296-310

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