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Class Mammalia
Order Pilosa
Family indet.


Family Megalonychidae—Megalonychid Ground Sloths // Family Nothrotheriidae—Nothrotheriid Ground Sloths // Family Mylodontidae—Mylodontid Ground Sloths // Myrmecophagidae—Anteaters

†Sloth—Ground SlothPleistocene regional distribution of Ground Sloth, family indet.

Some fossils are obviously of ground sloth but lack characters allowing them to be placed into a family.


Rancholabrean: Yeso Creek (Agogino and Stevens 1972).

Mid/Late Rancholabrean: Mesa Redonda (Morgan and Lucas 2005).

Late Wisconsin: McCullum Ranch (Morgan and Lucas 2005).

Literature. Agogino and Stevens 1972; Morgan and Lucas 2005.


Last Update: 21 May 2014