PV M 16585

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Scientific name: Megatherium americanum Cuvier, 1796
Author: Cuvier, 1796
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Pilosa
Family: Megatheriidae
Genus: Megatherium
Species: americanum
Higher classification: Animalia; Chordata; Vertebrata; Mammalia; Pilosa; Megatheriidae
Locality: Puerto Belgrano Naval Base, Punta Alta
State province: Buenos Aires
Country: Argentina
Continent: South America
Higher geography: South America; Argentina; Buenos Aires
Collection event
Recorded by: Charles R. Darwin
Expedition: Voyage of the H.M.S. Beagle
Vessel: H.M.S. Beagle
Collection date: 22 - 16 / 9 - 10 / 1832
Identified by: Sir Richard Owen K.C.B., M.D., D.C.L., LL.D. P.R.S., F.L.S., V.P.Z.S.
Type status: CITED
Names Types Filed As
Megatherium americanum Cuvier, 1796
Megatherium cuvieri Desmarest, 1822
Catalogue number: PV M 16585
Collection code: PAL (Palaeontology)
Sub department: Vertebrates
Other catalog numbers: NHMUK:ecatalogue:442296
Collection name: [u'Royal College of Surgeons', u'Darwin Collection']
Donor name: President and Council of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
Catalogue description: Posterior fragment of the cranium including both occipital condyles, posterior of dorsal surface and posterior part of basioccipital. Matrix is still attached in many places and at some point in the past the anterior part of the cranial fragment has been vertically section (section not extant).
Earliest eon/lowest eonothem: Phanerozoic
Latest eon/highest eonothem: Phanerozoic
Earliest era/lowest erathem: Cenozoic
Latest era/highest erathem: Cenozoic
Earliest period/lowest system: Quaternary
Earliest epoch/lowest series: Pleistocene
Chronostratigraphy: Quaternary, Pleistocene - Cenozoic
Occurrence ID: ff312b9e-bb63-438b-a86b-a5a5415037e1
Modified: 2018-10-31 15:38:21 (UTC)
Created: 2008-10-10 09:15:54 (UTC)


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Created 2008-10-10 09:15:54 (UTC)
Last updated 2018-10-31 15:38:21 (UTC)
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Dataset ID 56e711e6-c847-4f99-915a-6894bb5c5dea
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Resource ID 05ff2255-c38a-40c9-b657-4ccb55ab2feb