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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

 

Distribution

Brazil

 

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References

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]

Fariña, R. A. et al. (2021). Arroyo del Vizcaíno, Uruguay: A fossil-rich 30-ka-old megafaunal locality with cut-marked bones. Proc. R. Soc. B. 281(1774), 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2013.2211

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.

Lobato, C., Varela, L., Tambusso, P. S., Miño-Boilini, Clavijo, L., Fariña, R. A. 2021. Presence of the ground sloth Valgipes bucklandi (Xenarthra, Folivora, Scelidotheriinae) in southern Uruguay during the Late Pleistocene: Ecological and biogeographical implications. Quaternary International. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2021.06.011

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. https://doi.org/10.1080/08912963.2020.1789977

Varela, Luciano et al. (2021). 3D model related to the publication: Presence of the ground sloth Valgipes bucklandi (Xenarthra, Folivora, Scelidotheriinae) in southern Uruguay during the Late Pleistocene: Ecological and biogeographical implications. M3 Journal 7:147.

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