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Catonyx tarijensis Gervais & Ameghino, 1880

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Scelidodon tarijensis Gervais & Ameghino, 1880; Scelidodon capellinii Gervais & Ameghino, 1880

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Argentina, Bolivia & Uraguay

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Gervais, H. and Ameghino, F. (1880). Los mamíferos fósilesde la América del Sur. 225 pp.; Paris & Buenos Aires (Sabih & Igon).

 

Other references:

McDonald, H. G. and Perea, D. (2002). The large Scelidothere Catonyx tarijensis (Xenarthra, Mylodontidae) from the Pleistocene of Uruguay. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 22(3): 677-683.

Miño-Bolini, A. R. and Carlini, A. A. (2007). El registro de Scelidodon tarijensis (Gervais y Ameghino) (Tardi-grada, Scelidotheriinae) en el Pleistoceno del Valle deTarija (Bolivia). Actas del 3°Congreso de Mastozoo-logía en Bolivia: 49.

Miño-Bolini, A. R., Carlini, A. A. et al. (2018). A review of the Quaternary Scelidotheriinae (Mammalia, Xenarthra, Tardigrada) from the Tarija-Padcaya basin, Bolivia. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências. https://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0001-3765201720170390

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/23403/catonyx-tarijensis

 

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