Xenarthra

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The only known preserved predator attack on a large armored xenarthran is that of two elliptical punctures in the roof of the skull of a young glyptodont from the Blancan 111 Ranch locality in Arizona made by the canines of a large machairodont felid (sabertoothed cat; Gillette and Ray, 1981).
Although relatively complex for a xenarthran tooth, the molariform dentition of Paramylodon consists only of simple lobes that show much variation in development, even within the same population (Stock 1925).
Like those of the aardvark, xenarthran teeth are ever-growing, high crowned but differ in dental formula and dentine structure (Schmidt and Keil, 1971).
Recent advances and future prospects in xenarthran molecular phylogenetics.