The PEDIGREE of
Superorder Xenarthra

     (ancient fossils of Xenarthra are confined to South America, so Xenarthra is sometimes shown as clading with Atlantogenata)

 "Child(ren)":       Order Pilosa (anteaters & sloths)   ;   Cingulata (armadillos)
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/-- Clade of Rhipidistia   +====> [ 73]
/-- Subclass Tetrapodamorpha
/-- Infraphylum Tetrapoda
/-- Clade Reptiliomorpha
/-- Microphylum Amniota (Mammals, Reptiles, etc.)
/-- Superclass Synapsida
/-- Epiclass of Therapsids
/-- Suborder Cynodontia
/-- Infraorder Eucynodontia
/-- Superfamily Chiniquodontoidea
/-- Class Mammalia  (180? M BC)
/-- Subclass Theriiformes (Therial Mammals)  (140? M BC)
/-- Clade Holotheria
/-- Infraclass Eutheria (Placental Mammals)  (90 M BC)
/-- Subcohort Exafroplacentalia
/   | or: poss. Legion Atlantogenata
- Superorder Xenarthra
 

 
  ``3-Great Grandchild:''       Giant Anteater
 

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