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Order Xenarthra Cope 1889 (edentate)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 43524

Synonym: Edentata Cuvier 1798 (taxon 52943)

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1889. The Edentata of North America. American Naturalist 23(272):657-664

Parent taxon: Placentalia according to J. R. Wible et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Afrotheria, Atlantogenata, Boreoeutheria, Educabilia, Epitheria, Euarchontoglires, Exafroplacentalia, Ineducabilia, Ishatherium, Laurasiatheria, Lipotyphla, Perissodactyla, Petrolemuridae, Pseudorhyncocyonidae, Tingamarra, Ungulatomorpha, Mutilata

Subtaxa: Adiastaltus, Anathitus, Argyromanis, Cingulata, Ernanodontidae, Glyptodontidae, Hicanodonta, Minerva, Nomarthra, Orthoarthrus, Phyllophaga, Pilosa

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Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore