The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Valgipes bucklandi Lund, 1839



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Megalonyx bucklandi Lund, 1839; Platyonyx bucklandi Lund, 1842 [replaced name]; Valgipes deformis Gervais, 1874


Conservation Status

Last Record: Late Pleistocene





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Barbosa, Fernando H. de S. et al. (2019). Articular and vertebral lesions in the Pleistocene sloths (Xenarthra, Folivora) from the Brazilian Intertropical Region. Historical Biology 31(5): 544-558. [Abstract]

Dantas, Mário André Trindade, Cherkinsky, Alexander, Bocherens, Hervé, Drefahl, Morgana, Bernardes, Camila and França, Lucas de Melo. (2017). Isotopic paleoecology of the Pleistocene megamammals from the Brazilian Intertropical Region: Feeding ecology (δ13C), niche breadth and overlap. Quaternary Science Reviews 170: 152-163. [Abstract]

Hubbe, Alex, Hubbe, Mark and Neves, Walter Alves. (2009). New Late-Pleistocene Dates for the Extinct Megafauna of Lagoa Santa, Brazil. Current Research in the Pleistocene 26: 154-156.

Omena, Érica Cavalcante et al. (2020). Late Pleistocene meso-megaherbivores from Brazilian Intertropical Region: isotopic diet (δ13C), niche differentiation, guilds and paleoenvironmental reconstruction (δ13C, δ18O). Historical Biology.


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