The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

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Ahytherium aureum Cartelle, De Iuliis & Pujos, 2008

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Iporangabradyx collecti Dos Santos, 1991 (nomen nudum)

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Quaternary (Late Pleistocene?)

 

Distribution

Brazil

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Cartelle, C., De Iuliis, G. and Pujos, F. (2008). A new species of Megalonychidae (Mammalia, Xenarthra) from the Quaternary of Poço Azul (Bahia, Brazil). Comptes Rendus Palevol. 7(6): 335-346.

 

Other references:

Ghilardi, Aline Marcele et al. (2011). Megafauna from the Late Pleistocene-Holocene deposits of the Upper Ribeira karst area, southeast Brazil. Quaternary International 245: 369-378.

 

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