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A well preserved Glyptotherium scute from the ACE Basin, So. Carolina. The Glyptotherium  was an oversized armadillo with a thick shell that was a close relative to the Glyptodon. It evolved in the early Pliocene and became extinct at the end of the Pleistocene in North America. This is a scute is complete with some wear. Well fossilized. No repair or restoration. Authenticity guaranteed. 

X802           Size: 2-1/8" x 1-3/4"  x 3/4" thick

Name: Glyptotherium scute

Age:  Pleistocene

Location: ACE Basin, So. Carolina

Note - Posting 26 mammal and reptile fossils in March 2024.  Link to Other Mammals