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Ocnotherium giganteum (Lund, 1839)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Brazil

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Barbosa, Fernando H. de S. et al. (2019). Articular and vertebral lesions in the Pleistocene sloths (Xenarthra, Folivora) from the Brazilian Intertropical Region. Historical Biology 31(5): 544-558. [Abstract]

Dantas, Mário A. T. (2022). Estimating the body mass of the Late Pleistocene megafauna from the South America Intertropical Region and a new regression to estimate the body mass of extinct xenarthrans. Journal of South American Earth Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsames.2022.103900

Dantas, Mário André Trindade and Santos, Adaiana M. A. (2022). Inferring the paleoecology of the Late Pleistocene giant ground sloths from the Brazilian Intertropical Region. Journal of South American Earth Sciences 117: 103899. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsames.2022.103899

 

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