The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

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Megistonyx oreobios McDonald, Rincón & Gaudin, 2013

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Venezuela

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

McDonald, H. Gregory, Rincón, Ascanio D. and Gaudin, Timothy J. (2013). A new genus of megalonychid sloth (Mammalia, Xenarthra) from the late Pleistocene (Lujanian) of Sierra de Perija, Zulia State, Venezuela. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 33(5): 1226-1238. [Abstract]

 

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