Glyptodon clavipes Owen, 1839

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene or Holocene

 

Distribution

South America

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Owen, Richard. (1839). Description of a tooth and part of the skeleton of the Glyptodon, a large quadruped of the edentate order, to which belong the tessellated bony armour figured by Mr. Clift in his memoir on the remains of the Megatherium, brought to England by Sir Woodbine Parish, F. G. S: Proceedings of the Geological Society, London 3: 108-113.

 

Other references:

Auler A.S., Piló L.B., Smart P.L., Wang X., Hoffmann D., Richards D.A., Edwards R.L., Neves W.A., Cheng H. 2006 U-series dating and taphonomy of Quaternary vertebrates from Brazilian caves. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 240(3-4), 508-522.

Bocquentin-Villanueva, J. 1982. Notas sobre la fauna del Pleistoceno superior de Taima-Taima depositada en el Museo del Hombre de Coro, Estado Falcón, Venezuela. Acta Científica Venezolana 33: 479-487.

Bombin, M. (1982). Ocurrencia de Glyptodon clavipes en Colombia. Revista CIAF, Bogotá, 6:17-18.

Dantas, M.T. 2009. Primeiro registro de fósseis de mamíferos pleistocênicos em caverna de Sergipe, Brasil. Revista Brasileira de Paleontologia, 12:161-164.

Dantas, M.T.; Zucon, M.H. & Ribeiro, A.M. 2005. Megafauna pleistocênica da Fazenda Elefante, Gararu, Sergipe, Brasil. Geociências, 24:277-287.

Fernicola, J. C., Vizcaino, F, and de Iuliis, G. (2009). The Fossil Mammals collected by Charles Darwin in South America during his travels on board the HMS Beagle. Revista de la Asociatión Geológica Argentina 64(1): 147-159.

Gallo, V. et al. (2013). Distributional patterns of herbivore megamammals during the Late Pleistocene of South America. An. Acad. Bras. Ciênc. 85(2): 533-546.

Ghilardi, Aline Marcele, Fernandes M. A. and Bichuette M. E. (2011). Megafauna from the Late Pleistocene-Holocene deposits of the Upper Ribeira karst area, southeast Brazil. Quaternary International 245(2): 369-378.

Holanda E.C., Ferigolo J., Ribeiro A.M. 2011 New Tapirus species (Mammalia: Perissodactyla: Tapiridae) from the upper Pleistocene of Amazonia, Brazil. Journal of Mammalogy 92(1), 111-120.

Hubbe, Alex et al. (2011). Chronological distribution of Brazilian Glyptodon sp. remains: a direct 14C date for a speimen from Iporanga, São Paulo, Brazil. Radiocarbon 53(1): 13-19.

Oliveira, É. V. et al. (2010). On the presence of Glyptotherium in theLate Pleistocene of Northeastern Brazil, and the status of “ Glyptodon” and “Chlamydotherium”.Paleobiogeographic implications. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie - Abhandlungen 258(3): 353-363.

Oliveira, dison V., Porpino K.O., Barreto A.F. 2010 On the presence of Glyptotherium in the Late Pleistocene of Northeastern Brazil, and the status of

Paula Couto, C. 1983. Fossil mammals from the Cenozoic of Acre, Brazil. VI-Edentata Cingulata. Iheringia, Série Geologia 8: 33-34.

Pérez, L.M.; Scillato-Yané, G.J. & Vizcaíno, S.F. 2000. Estudio morfofuncional del aparato hioideo de Glyptodon cf. G. clavipes (Cingulata, Glyptodontidae). Ameghiniana 37: 293-299.

Pujos, F. & Salas, R. 2004. A systematic reassessment and paleogeographic review of fossil Xenarthra from Peru. Bulletin de l’Institut Français d’Etudes Andines, 33:331-377.

Rincón, A. D. and White, R. S. (2007). Los Xenarthra Cingulata del Pleistoceno tardío (Lujanense) de Cerro Misión, Estado Falcón, Venezuela. Boletín de la Sociedad Venezolana de Espeleología, 41: 2-12.

Rincón, A. D., White, R. S. and McDonald, H. G. (2008). Late Pleistocene cingulates (Mammalia: Xenarthra) from Mene de Inciarte Tar Pits, Sierra de Perijá, Western Venezuela. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 28: 197-207.

Smith F.A., Lyons S.K., Ernest S.K.M., Jones K.E., Kaufman D.M., Dayan T., Marquet P.A., Brown J.H., Haskell J.P. 2003 Body mass of late Quaternary mammals. Ecology 84(12), 3403-3403.

Solórzano, Andrés, Rincón, Ascanio D. and McDonald, H. Gregory. (2015). A New Mammal Assemblage from the Late Pleistocene El Breal de Orocual, Northeast of Venezuela, pp. 125-150. In: Harris, John M. (ed.). La Brea and Beyond: The Paleontology of Asphalt-Preserved Biotas. Los Angeles, California: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Science Series No. 42. 174 pp.

Ubilla M., Perea D., Goso Aguilar C., Lorenzo N. 2004 Late Pleistocene vertebrates from northern Uruguay: tools for biostratigraphic, climatic and environmental reconstruction. Quaternary International 114(1), 129-142.

Varela, Luciano, Tambusso, P. Sebastián, Patiño, Santiago J., Di Giacomo, Mariana and Fariña, Richard A. (2017). Potential Distribution of Fossil Xenarthrans in South America during the Late Pleistocene: co-Occurrence and Provincialism. Journal of Mammalian Evolution. [Abstract]

Winge, H. (1915). Jordfundne og nulevende Gumlere(Edentata) fra Lagoa Santa, Minas Gerais, Brasilien. – E Museo Lundii 3(2): 1-321.

Zamorano, M. et al. (2018). Hyoid apparatus of Panochthus sp. (Xenathra: Glyptodontidae) from the Late Pleistocene of the Pampean Region (Argentina). Comparative description of muscle reconstruction. N. Jb. Geol. Paläont. Abh. 288(2): 205-219.

 

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