Animalia > Chordata > Mammalia > Pilosa > Hiskatherium


Wikipedia Abstract

Hiskatherium is an extinct genus of small ground sloth from the Miocene of Bolivia. The type species H. saintandrei was named in 2011 on the basis of a lower jaw. Although it has not been placed in a specific family, Hiskatherium is similar to the extinct sloths Hapalops and Xyophorus.
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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