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Giant Anteater

Myrmecophaga tridactyla Linnaeus 1758

Scientific Names

Common Names


Giant Anteater preferred
Recognized by PlanetScott, SI Wild, and Wikidata
Giant anteater
Recognized by AnAge and Wikidata


Grand Fourmilier
Recognized by Wikidata
Recognized by Wikidata


Großer Ameisenbär
Recognized by Wikidata

Spanish; Castilian

Hormiguero Gigante
Recognized by Wikidata
Oso Caballo
Recognized by Wikidata
Oso Hormiguero
Recognized by Wikidata
Oso Palmero
Recognized by Wikidata

Recognized as part of the following resource hierarchies:

Argentina Species List

Bolivia Species List

CalPhotos in DwC-A

Flickr BHL

Flickr Group

French Guiana Species List

Guatemala Species List

Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology DwCA

Paraguay Species List


Giant Anteater (this page)

South Atlantic Species List

Suriname Species List