Name: Lestobradys.
Phonetic: ‭L‬es-to-bra-diss.
Named By: A.‭ ‬Rinderknecht,‭ ‬E.‭ ‬Bostelmann,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬Perea and G.‭ ‬Lecuona‭ ‬-‭ ‬2010.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Mammalia,‭ ‬Theria,‭ ‬Eutheria,‭ ‬Xenarthra,‭ ‬Mylodontidae.
Species: L.‭ ‬sprechmanni‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Uruguay‭ ‬-‭ ‬Camacho Formation.
Time period: Late Miocene.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Lestobradys is a genus of ground sloth that lived in South America during the Miocene.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new genus and species of Mylodontidae‭ (‬Mammalia:‭ ‬Xenarthra‭) ‬from the late Miocene of Southern Uruguay,‭ ‬with comments on the systematics of Mylodontinae.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology‭ ‬30‭(‬3‭)‬:899-910.‭ ‬-‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Rinderknecht,‭ ‬E.‭ ‬Bostelmann,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬Perea and G.‭ ‬Lecuona‭ ‬-‭ ‬2010.


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