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Octomylodon Ameghino 1904 (ground sloth)

Osteichthyes - Xenarthra - Mylodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 43640

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1904. Nuevas especies de mamíferos, cretáceos y terciarios de la República Argentina [New species of mammals, Cretaceous and Tertiarty, from the Argentine Republic]. Anales de la Sociedad Cientifica Argentina 56–58:1-142

Parent taxon: Mylodontinae according to F. Ameghino 1904

Sister taxa: Brievabradys, Glossotheriopsis, Glossotherium, Kiyumylodon, Lestobradys, Lestodon, Megabradys, Mylodon, Octodontotherium, Paramylodon, Prolestodon, Promylodon, Pseudoprepotherium, Ranculcus, Stenodon, Strabosodon

Subtaxa: Octomylodon aversus

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Type: Octomylodon aversus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore