https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anteater

Order: Pilosa. Suborder: Vermilingua Illiger, 1811. Families · Cyclopedidae · Myrmecophagidae. Anteater is a common name for the four extant mammal species of the suborder Vermilingua ... Anteaters are one of three surviving families of a once diverse group of mammals that occupied South America while it was ...

https://armadillo-online.org/xenarthrans.html

The armadillos are more distant relatives to these animals, while sloths and anteaters are fairly closely related. Armadillos belong to Order Cingulata; both sloths ...

http://www.xenarthrans.org/species

There are six living sloth, four anteater, and 20 species of armadillos. ... Pangolins and aardvarks were historically grouped with anteaters, sloths and armadillos ...

https://animals.sandiegozoo.org/animals/tamandua-or-lesser-anteater

CLASS: Mammalia (Mammals); ORDER: Pilosa; FAMILY: Myremecophagidae; GENUS: Tamandua; SPECIES: tetradactyla (southern tamandua) and mexicana  ...

https://cosmosmagazine.com/biology/anteater-family-grows-by-six-species

Dec 12, 2017 ... “Although silky anteaters in general are still widespread in the Amazon region, many of the new species may be under heavy pressure from ...

https://www.worldatlas.com/articles/the-four-types-of-anteaters.html

Aug 1, 2017 ... However, each of the four individual species of anteaters comprises of ... anteater in the family of Myrmecophagidae of the tamandua species.

https://www.britannica.com/animal/anteater

Anteater: Anteater, (suborder Vermilingua), any of four species of toothless, ... Giant anteaters and the smaller tamanduas use their hind legs and tail as a tripod ... is the largest member of the anteater family and is best known in the tropical ...

https://www.britannica.com/topic-browse/Animals/Mammals/Armadillo-Sloth-and-Anteater-Group

All five living species are limited to the lowland tropical forests of South and Central ... Armadillo, (family Dasypodidae), any of various armoured mammals found ... an extinct group of mammals belonging to a group containing sloths, anteaters, ...

https://www.pinterest.com/browniewhite/animals-anteater-family/

Apr 21, 2019- Explore Daphne Headley's board "Animals: Anteater family", followed by ... clan of placental mammals that also includes the sloths and anteaters.

https://www.animalfactsencyclopedia.com/Anteater-facts.html

The anteaters are four species of unusual creatures with extraordinarily ... The tongue actually rolls up at the back of the anteaters cranium and is attached to the .... Family. Cyclopedidae. Genus. Cyclopes. Species. didactylus (silky). Family .