|Named By:||Barnum Brown in 1903|
|Time Period:||late Pliocene to Pleistocene|
|Location:||Canada, Guatemala, Mexico and USA|
|Size:||Roughly about 3 meters long|
|Fossil(s):||Multiple specimens, some almost complete|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Mammalia | Xenarthra | Pilosa | Mylodontidae | Mylodontinae ||
Paramylodon is an extinct genus of ground sloth of the family Mylodontidae endemic to North America during the Pliocene through Pleistocene epochs, living from around ~4.9 Mya-11,000 years ago. It is also known as Harlan's ground sloth.