Animalia > Chordata > Mammalia > Pilosa > Mylodontidae > Catonyx


Synonyms: Platonyx; Platyonyx

Wikipedia Abstract

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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External References

Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0