|Named By:||Spillmann in 1948|
|Time Period:||Late Pliocene - Early Holocene, 4.9-0.011 Ma|
|Location:||North and South America|
|Size:||6 meters long|
|Fossil(s):||Multiple specimens, some almost complete|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Mammalia | Xenarthra | Pilosa | Megatheriidae ||
|Also known as:||| Schaubia | Schaubitherium | Xenocnus ||
Eremotherium is an extinct genus of ground sloth of the family Megatheriidae, endemic to North America and South America during the Pleistocene epoch. It lived from 4.9 mya--11,000 years ago existing (as a genus) for approximately 4.889 million years.
E. rusconi reached a length up to 6 m (20 ft) and a weight of more than 3 tonnes.