Xenarthra — Classifications

Anteaters, Armadillos, and Tree Sloths learn more about names for this taxon

Scientists aim to describe a single 'tree of life' that reflects the evolutionary relationships of living things. However, evolutionary relationships are a matter of ongoing discovery, and there are different opinions about how living things should be grouped and named. EOL reflects these differences by supporting several different scientific 'classifications'. Some species have been named more than once. Such duplicates are listed under synonyms. EOL also provides support for common names which may vary across regions as well as languages.

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Preferred marks the preferred classification for this taxon.

Recognized By Rank Classification
Paleobiology Database
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Order
INBio resource Order
EOL Group on Flickr Order
EOLspecies
  • Xenarthra
IRMNG
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Order
IRMNG
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Genus
IABIN resource Order
Conabio Order
BioLib.cz Import
BioLib.cz Import Order
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Order
NCBI Taxonomy
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Superorder
Monthly ARKive text import Order
Wikipedia Order

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