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Acratocnus ye MacPhee, White & Woods

Yesterday’s Ground Sloth (Acratocnus ye 

This species was described in 2000 based on (sub)fossil bones found on the Haitian part of the island of Hispaniola.

The species disappeared at the beginning of the Holocene era. [1]



[1] R. D. E. MacPhee; Jennifer L. White; Charles A. Woods: New megalonychid sloths (Phyllophaga, Xenarthra) from the Quaternary of Hispaniola. American Museum Novitates 3303: 1-32. 2000


edited: 16.06.2020