Stegotherium

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Stegotherium
Stegotherium.jpg
Skeleton
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Cingulata
Family: Dasypodidae
Subfamily: Dasypodinae
Tribe: Stegotheriini
Genus: Stegotherium'
Ameghino, 1887
Species
  • S. notohippidensis González & Scillato-Yané, 2009
  • S. simplex Ameghino, 1887
  • S. tauberi González & Scillato-Yané, 2008[1]
  • S. tesselatum Ameghino, 1887 (type species)
  • S. variegatum Ameghino, 1902
Synonyms
  • Scotaeops simplex Ameghino, 1887

Stegotherium is an extinct genus of armadillo in the family Dasypodidae.[2]

Restoration of Protypotherium australe and Stegotherium tesselatum
Shell

References[edit]

  1. ^ González Laureano Raúl, Scillato-Yané Gustavo Juan. Una nueva especie de Stegotherium Ameghino (Xenarthra, Dasypodidae, Stegotheriini) del Mioceno de la provincia de Santa Cruz (Argentina). Ameghiniana, 2008 Dic; 45(4): 641-648.
  2. ^ González Ruiz, L. R. L.; Scillato-Yané, G. J. (2009). "A new Stegotheriini (Mammalia, Xenarthra, Dasypodidae) from the "Notohippidian" (early Miocene) of Patagonia, Argentina". Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie - Abhandlungen 252: 81. doi:10.1127/0077-7749/2009/0252-0081.  edit