Catonyx cuvieri Lund

Cuvier’s Ground Sloth (Catonyx cuvieri)

This species was described in 1839 on the basis of fossil remains that were dated to an Late Pleistocene age.

The species survived into the early Holocene era.



[1] Andrea Corona; Daniel Perea; H. Gregory McDonald: Catonyx cuvieri (Xenarthra, Mylodontidae, Scelidotheriinae) from the late Pleistocene of Uruguay, with comments regarding the systematics of the subfamily. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 33(5): 1214-1225. 2013


edited: 13.08.2022