Nuevo Mylodontinae (Edentata, Tardigrada) del "Mesopotamiense" de la Provincia de Entre Ríos

Authors

  • Gustavo J. Scillato-Yané

Abstract

A mylodontid mandibular portion, coming from the mio-pliocene deposits of the Entre Ríos Province (Argentina) is described. The fossil remain belongs to a new taxon, wich is named Megabradys darwini n. gen., n. sp. This ground-sloth is related to Ranculcus, Strabassodon, Pleurolestodon, Sphenotherus, and Prolestodon. The great frequency and diversity of the mesopotamian mio-pliocene mylodontids are significative, but it is difficult to arrive at any clear interpretation of this fact.

Published

2013-09-08

How to Cite

Scillato-Yané, G. J. (2013). Nuevo Mylodontinae (Edentata, Tardigrada) del "Mesopotamiense" de la Provincia de Entre Ríos. Ameghiniana, 18(1-2), 29-34. Retrieved from https://ameghiniana.org.ar/index.php/ameghiniana/article/view/1661

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