The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Megatherium urbinai François & Salas, 2004

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Peru

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Pujos, François and Salas, Rodolfo. (2004). A new species of Megatherium (Mammalia: Xenarthra: Megatheriidae) from the Pleistocene of Sacaco and Tres Ventanas, Peru. Palaeontology 47(3): 579-604.

 

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