Pampatherium mexicanum Edmund, 1996

Mexican pampathere



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: Late Pleistocene



Sonara, Mexico


Biology & Ecology










Bravo-Cuevas, Victor Manuel and Jiménez-Hidalgo, Eduardo. (2018). Advances on the Paleobiology of Late Pleistocene mammals from central and southern Mexico, pp. 277-313. In: Huard, Gaeten and Gareau, Jeannine (eds.). The Pleistocene: Geography, Geology, and Fauna. New York: Nova Science Publishers.

Edmund, A. G. (1996). A review of Pleistocene giant armadillos (Mammalia, Xenarthra, Pampatheriidae). In Palaeoecology and palaeoenvironments of Late Cenozoic mammals, Tributes to the career of C. S. (Rufus) Churcher, ed. K.M. . Stewart and K.L. Seymour, 300-321. Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto Press.

Mead, Jim I., S. L. Swift, R. S. White, H. G. McDonald, and A. Baez. (2007). Late Pleistocene (Rancholabrean) Glyptodont and Pampathere (Xenarthra, Cingulata) from Sonora, Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geológicas 24(3): 439-449.

Tomas-Mosso, Azarael, Castañeda-Posadas, Carlos, Cruz, J. Alberto and Alarcón-Durán, Iván. (2024). Pleistocene record of mammals and pollen from Mexico (Las Tazas, Valsequillo, Puebla) and their paleoenvironmental interpretation. Palaeontologia Electronica 27(1): a15.


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