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order

Xenarthra Cope, 1889

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals

Scientific synonyms

Edentata

Temporal range:Lower Eocene - recent

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Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 9

family Bradypodidae - three-toed sloths
family Megalonychidae - megalonychid sloths
family Myrmecophagidae - anteaters
family Dasypodidae - armadillos

Xenarthra incertae sedis

family Glyptodontidae Gray, 1969 - glyptodonts
family Megatheriidae Gray, 1821 - megatheriid ground sloths
family Mylodontidae Gill, 1872 - mylodontid ground sloths
family Orophodontidae Ameghino, 1895 - orophodontid ground sloths
family Pampatheriidae Paula Couto, 1954 - pampatheres

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Explanations

extinct taxon