Acratocnus odontrigonus


 
back
 
Puerto Rican Sloth
(Acratocnus odontrigonus)

 
syn. Acratocnus major

 
distribution:

Puerto Rico: Puerto Rico

 
native name: -

 
size: ?

extinction date: ca. 5000 B.P.

 
References:

- Elizabeth Rega; Donald A. McFarlane; Joyce Lundenberg; Keith Christenson: 'A New Megalonychid Sloth from the Late Wisconsinian of the Dominican Republic' (2002)
- David W. Steadman; Paul S. Martin; Ross D. E. MacPhee; A. J. T. Jull; H. Gregory McDonald; Charles A. Woods; Manuel Iturralde-Vinent; Gregory W. L. Hodgins: 'Asynchronous extinction of late Quaternary sloths on continents and islands' (2005)
- Charles Arthur Woods; Florence E. Sergile: 'Biogeography of the West Indies' (2001)
- Donald A. McFarlane: 'Late Quaternary Fossil Mammals and Last Occurence Dates from Caves at Barahona, Puerto Rico' (1999)