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Nothrotherium torresi Kraglievich, 1926

Torres' ground sloth (proposed)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

 

 

Distribution

Argentina

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Kraglievich, L. (1926). Presencia del género †Nothrotherium” Lydekker (= “Coelodon” Lund) en la fauna pampeana “Nothrotherium torresi”, n. sp. Revista del Museo de La Plata 29:169-186.

 

Other references:

Brandoni, Diego and McDonald, H. Gregory. (2015). An enigmatic Nothrotheriinae (Xenarthra,Tardigrada) from the Pleistocene of Argentina. Ameghiniana 52: 294-302.

Vezzosi, Raúl I. et al. (2019). New remains of Nothrotheriinae (Mammalia, Xenarthra) from Late Pleistocene fluvial deposits of Northern Pampa (Santa Fe Province, Argentina). Journal of South American Earth Sciences 89: 47-54. [Abstract]

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/24384/nothrotherium-torresi

 

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