Xenarthra


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Noun1.Xenarthra - armadillos; American anteaters; sloths
animal order - the order of animals
Edentata, order Edentata - order of mammals having few or no teeth including: New World anteaters; sloths; armadillos
Bradypodidae, family Bradypodidae - a family of edentates comprising the true sloths
family Megalonychidae, Megalonychidae - mammal family consisting of the two-toed sloths
family Megatheriidae, Megatheriidae - extinct ground sloths
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peruvium muestra contemporaneidad con los Xenarthra Pliometanastes (Megalonychidae) y Thinobadistes (Mylodontidae), ambos entre 8,0-9,0 Ma (Hemphilliano temprano--Hh1), hallados en la localidad fosil if era de McGehee en la peninsula de La Florida sensu Morgan (2005).
El antiguo orden Insectivora ha sido dividido en al menos tres ordenes (ver McKenna y Bell, 1997), donde solo Soricomorpha se registra en el pais, y los Xenarthra son divididos en los ordenes Pilosa (hormigueros y perezosos) y Cingulata (armadillos), de acuerdo a la gran divergencia genetica y evolutiva entre estos grupos (Delsuc et al.
MAMMALIA, XENARTHRA (CINGULATA) NEW RECORDS AND CONFIRMATION OF PACHYARMATHERIUM LEISEYI DOWNING & WHITE, 1995 RECORD AT BUENOS AIRES OF PALMARES, ALAJUELA PROVINCE, COSTA RICA
Entre los Xenarthra actuales, los mas diversos son los Dasypodidae, tanto en numero de especies como en abundancia y distribucion latitudinal.
THE GIANT ARMADILLO (MAMMALIA, XENARTHRA, PAMPATHERIIDAE) FROM THE LATE BLANCAN--EARLY IRVINGTONIAN OF TOMAYATE RIVER, EL SALVADOR, CENTRAL AMERICA
Un peculiar Xenarthra del Paleoceno medio de Patagonia (Argentina).
Superorder Xenarthra Cope, 1889 Order Tardigrada Latham y Davies en Forster, 1795 Familia Megatheriidae Gray, 1821 Genero Megatherium Cuvier, 1796 Megatherium cf.
Members of the Xenarthra (Order Cingulata: armadillos, glyptodonts, pampatheres; Order Pilosa: anteaters, sloths), have long been regarded as noteworthy among mammalian species for the uniqueness of their dentition, both in structure and dental formula.
Superorden Xenarthra Cope, 1889 Orden Cingulata Illiger 1811 Superfamilia Glyptodontoidea Gray, 1869 Familia Glyptodontidae Gray, 1869 Subfamilia Glyptatelinae Castellanos, 1932 Genero Pachyarmatherium Downing & White, 1995
Systematics, distribution, and ecology of the Didelphimorphia, Xenarthra, Chiroptera, Primates, Carnivora, Perissodactyla, Artiodactyla, and Lagomorpha.
Key words: Xenarthra, Cingulata, Glyptodontidae, Glyptotherium, Pleistocene, Costa Rica