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Eremotherium Spillmann 1948 (ground sloth)

Osteichthyes - Xenarthra - Megatheriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 43611

Synonyms: Schaubia Hoffstetter 1949 (no. 51441), Schaubitherium Hoffstetter 1950 (no. 51443), Xenocnus Paula Couto 1980 (no. 137594)

Parent taxon: Megatheriidae according to R. Hoffstetter 1952

Sister taxa: Diellipsodon, Eomegatherium, Megatheriina, Megatheriinae, Mylomorpha, Planops, Plesiomegatherium, Prepotherinae, Pyramiodontherium, Rodimorpha

Subtaxa: Eremotherium elenense, Eremotherium eomigrans, Eremotherium laurillardi, Eremotherium sefvei

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore