mylodontid


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Noun1.mylodontid - a variety of extinct edentate
edentate - primitive terrestrial mammal with few if any teeth; of tropical Central America and South America
family Mylodontidae, Mylodontidae - extinct South American edentates
mapinguari - supposed human-sized sloth-like creature reportedly sighted by Indians in the Amazon rain forest
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It is the abraded proximal portion of a left humerus, but its relatively gracile morphology (note especially the small deltopectoral crest) indicates it is a megalonychid, not a mylodontid ground sloth (cf.