From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Myrmecophagidae are a family of anteaters, the name being derived from the Ancient Greek words for 'ant' and 'eat' (myrmeco- and phagos). Two genera and three species are in the family, consisting of the giant anteater, and the tamanduas.
The giant anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla), also known as the ant bear, is an insectivorous mammal native to Central and South America. It is one of four living species of anteaters, the only extant member of the genus Myrmecophaga, and is classified with sloths in the order Pilosa.
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Jan 15, 2020 · Myrmecophagidae in Mammal Species of the World. Wilson, Don E. & Reeder, DeeAnn M. (Editors) 2005. Mammal Species of the World – A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference .
An Myrmecophagidae in uska familia han Mammalia.An Myrmecophagidae in nahilalakip ha ordo nga Pilosa, classis nga Mammalia, phylum nga Chordata, ngan regnum nga Animalia. An familia nga Myrmecophagidae in naglalakip hin 3 ka mga species, sumala ha Catalogue of Life.
The giant anteater, also known as the ant bear, is an insectivorous mammal native to Central and South America. It is one of four living species of anteaters, the only extant member of the genus Myrmecophaga, and is classified with sloths in the order Pilosa. This species is mostly terrestrial, in contrast to other living anteaters and sloths, which are arboreal or semiarboreal. The giant ...