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Catonyx

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Mammalia
Family  †Mylodontidae
Rank  Genus
Phylum  Chordata
Order  Xenarthra
Subfamily  †Scelidotheriinae
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Similar  Scelidodon, Mylodontidae, Scelidotherium, Glossotherium, Nematherium

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Catonyx is an extinct genus of ground sloth of the family Mylodontidae, endemic to South America during the Late Pleistocene epochs. It lived from 126,000—10,000 years ago, existing for approximately 0.116 million years. The most recent date obtained is about 9600 B.P.

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Taxonomy

Catonyx was named by Ameghino (1891). It was assigned to Scelidotheriinae by Gaudin (1995).

Fossil distribution

Fossils have been uncovered in Brazil and Uruguay.

References

Catonyx Wikipedia


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