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Temporal range: Paleocene – Holocene
Several species of modern day xenarthrans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Superorder: Xenarthra
Cope, 1889
Orders and suborders

Xenarthrans are a large group of placental mammals.  In this group are the sloths, armadillos, pangolins, and tamanduas.  What separates Xenarthrans from other placental mammals is the extra-articulated joints. It is one of four super-orders of mammals; the other three are Laurasiatheria, Afrotheria, and Euarchontoglires.

Common Members Edit

Common members include Doedicurus, Eomanis, EurotamanduaGlossotherium, Glyptodon, Holmesina, Megatherium, MetacheiromysParapalaehoplophorus, and Riostegotherium.

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