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ORIGINATIONS OF GENERA — 656 12 3 7 2 10 0 EXTINCTIONS OF GENERA 02265 0 4 1 34 1

Total genera 18 24 27 31 37 35 42 40 49 15

source: After Martin and Steadman 1999, excluding Homo. Courtesy Springer Science and Business Media, f Extinct genus. * Extinct species.

source: After Martin and Steadman 1999, excluding Homo. Courtesy Springer Science and Business Media, f Extinct genus. * Extinct species.

TABLE 3 Near-Time Extinct and Living Genera of Large Land Mammals, Worldwide (>40 kilograms)

(including genera living on one continent and suffering extinction on another)

Higher category

Extinct Genus

Living Genus

Cohort Marsupialia fFamily

Palorchestidae fFamily

Thylacoleonidae fFamily Diprotodontidae

Family Vombatidae Family Macropodidae fPalorchestes Au fThylacoleo Au fZygomaturus Au fHulitherium Au (NG) fMaokopia Au (NG) fDiprotodon Au fPhascolonus Au fRamsayia Au fPropleopus Au fProtemnodon Au fTroposodon Au fCongruus Au fSthenurus Au fProcoptodon Au

Macropus Au, gray kangaroo Megaleia Au, red kangaroo

Cohort Placentalia

Order Bibymalagasia fPlesiorycteropus Ma, 5-10 kg

Order Cingulata

Family Dasypodidae fFamily Pampatheriidae fFamily Glyptodontidae fPropraopus SA fEutatus SA fPampatherium NA SA fNeothoracophorus SA fHoplophorus SA fLomaphorus SA fPanochthus SA fParapanochthus SA fDoedicurus SA fPlaxhaplous SA fGlyptodon SA fHeteroglyptodon SA

Priodontes SA, giant armadillo

Higher category

Extinct Genus

Living Genus

fGlyptotherium NA fNeuryurus SA fDoedicurus NA

Order Pilosa

Suborder Phyllophaga fFamily Scelidotheriidae fFamily Mylodontidae fFamily Megatheriidae fFamily Megalonychidae

fScelidotherium SA fMylodon SA fGlossotherium SA fParamylodon NA fMylodonopsis SA fLestodon SA fLestodontidion SA fMegatherium SA fEremotherium NA SA fPerezfontanatherium SA fNothropus SA fNothrotherium SA fNothrotheriops NA fValgipes SA fMegalonyx NA SA fMegalocnus NA (Cuba), 200 kg

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