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Megalonychidae Gervais, 1855

104456  (urn:lsid:irmng.org:taxname:104456)

accepted
Family
Genus Acratocnus Anthony, 1916 †
Genus Ahytherium Cartelle, De Iuliis & Pujos, 2008 †
Genus Australonyx De Iuliis, Pujos & Cartelle, 2009 †
Genus Choloepus Illiger, 1811
Genus Diabolotherium Pujos, De Iuliis, Argot & Werdelin, 2007 †
Genus Diodomus Ameghino, 1885 †
Genus Eleutherodon Mercerat, 1891 †
Genus Eucholoeops Ameghino, 1887 †
Genus Habanocnus Mayo, 1978 †
Genus Imagocnus MacPhee & Iturralde-Vincent, 1994 †
Genus Lakukullus Pujos, De Iuliis, Quispe & Flores, 2014 †
Genus Megalocnus Leidy, 1868 †
Genus Megalonychops Kraglievich, 1927 †
Genus Megalonychotherium Scott, 1904 †
Genus Megalonyx Jefferson, 1799 †
Genus Megistonyx McDonald, Rincón & Gaudin, 2013 †
Genus Meizonyx Webb & Perrigo, 1985 †
Genus Menilaus Ameghino, 1891 †
Genus Mesocnus Matthew, 1931 †
Genus Mesopotamocnus Brandoni, 2014 †
Genus Miocnus Matthew, 1918 †
Genus Neocnus Arredondo, 1961 †
Genus Ortotherium Ameghino, 1885 †
Genus Paramiocnus Arredondo & Arredondo, 2000 †
Genus Paranabradys Scillato-Yané, 1981 †
Genus Parocnus Miller, 1929 †
Genus Paulocnus Hooijer, 1962
Genus Pliometanastes Hirschfeld & Webb, 1968 †
Genus Pliomorphus Ameghino, 1885 †
Genus Proschismotherium Ameghino, 1902 †
Genus Protomegalonyx Kraglievich, 1922 †
Genus Torcellia Kraglievich, 1931 †
Genus Valgipes Gervais, 1873 †

Genus Sinclairia Ameghino, 1912 † (nomen dubium)

Genus Mesocnus La Torre & Matthew, 1915 † accepted as Mesocnus Matthew, 1931 † (nomen nudum)
Genus Microcnus La Torre & Matthew, 1915 † accepted as Neocnus Arredondo, 1961 † (nomen nudum)
Genus Miocnus La Torre & Matthew, 1915 † accepted as Miocnus Matthew, 1918 † (nomen nudum)
Genus Proschismotherium Ameghino, 1901 † accepted as Proschismotherium Ameghino, 1902 † (nomen nudum)

Genus Chaelopus accepted as Choloepus Illiger, 1811
Genus Choelopus Lichtenstein, 1818 accepted as Choloepus Illiger, 1811
Genus Choelopus accepted as Choloepus Illiger, 1811
Genus Choelopus Tschudi, 1844 accepted as Choloepus Illiger, 1811
Genus Cholaepus Gray, 1825 accepted as Choloepus Illiger, 1811
Genus Choleopus Ameghino, 1908 accepted as Choloepus Illiger, 1811
Genus Cholepus Sélys, 1839 accepted as Choloepus Illiger, 1811
Genus Cholopus Agassiz, 1846 accepted as Choloepus Illiger, 1811
Genus Cubanocnus Kretzoi, 1968 † accepted as Neocnus Arredondo, 1961 †
Genus Gnathopsis Leidy, 1852 † accepted as Megalonyx Jefferson, 1799 †
Genus Megalochnus Ameghino, 1881 † accepted as Megalocnus Leidy, 1868 †
Genus Megalonix Mitchill, 1824 † accepted as Megalonyx Jefferson, 1799 †
Genus Mesocnus Matthew, 1918 † accepted as Mesocnus Matthew, 1931 †
Genus Microcnus Matthew, 1918 † accepted as Neocnus Arredondo, 1961 †
Genus Orthotherium Roger, 1887 † accepted as Ortotherium Ameghino, 1885 †
Genus Platyodon Ameghino, 1881 † accepted as Diodomus Ameghino, 1885 †

Genus Deseadognathus Carlini & Scillato-Yané, 2004 † (uncertain, unassessed)
Genus Galerocnus Arredondo & Rivero, 1997 † (uncertain, unassessed)
Genus Morotherium Marsh, 1874 (uncertain, unassessed)
Genus Neomesocnus † (uncertain, unassessed)
Genus Pseudortotherium † (uncertain, unassessed)
Genus Synocnus (uncertain, unassessed)
marine, brackish
recent + fossil
Not documented
IRMNG (2021). Megalonychidae Gervais, 1855. Accessed at: https://www.irmng.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=104456 on 2021-12-02
Date
action
by
2006-09-19 22:00:00Z
created
2011-12-31 23:00:00Z
changed

basis of record CoL2006/ITIS [details]   

extant flag source Benton, M.J. (ed). (1993). The Fossil Record 2. Chapman & Hall, London, 845 pp.  [details]   

habitat flag source Benton, M.J. (ed). (1993). The Fossil Record 2. Chapman & Hall, London, 845 pp.  [details]   
From other sources
Classification Eukaryota (Superkingdom) > Animalia (Kingdom) > Eumetazoa (Subkingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Mammalia (Class) > Xenarthra (Superorder) > Pilosa (Order) > Megalonychidae (Family) [details]

Descriptive info Benton, 1993 habitat flag(s): T; stratigraphic range: Miocene (Lower Miocene)-Holocene (?Recent) [details]

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