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1925: Cenozoic gravigrade edentates of western North America with special reference to the Pleistocene Megalonychinae and Mylodontidae of Rancho la Brea.
edentates has not yet been discovered, we cannot say whether its populations persist in like manner to A.
At one time, scientists classified sloths and theft" anteater and armadillo relatives as edentates, Latin for "without teeth.
The extinct faunal assemblage that includes Palaeolama, Equus (Amerhippus), mylodonts and edentates reveals that part of the remains were deposited by the action of large carnivores.
Classified as edentates, they feed on leaves, and descend from their trees only about once a week to excrete waste.
The ear region of edentates and the phylogeny of the Tardigrada (Mammalia: Xenarthra).
and Benirschke & Powell; in the armadillo goes Enders (1960 and 1965a) and in the anteaters (Walls), we can affirm that this can be considered the characteristic common of the edentates, since in our results they plows added to the these observations.
This observation contrasts with earlier descriptions of seven families of mammals, belonging to Primates, Edentates, Marsupials, Carnivores, Rodents, and Chiroptera classes (10,55,57), which were hosts for triatomines in relatively undisturbed ecoregions.
Systematics, distribution, ecology, and conservation of South American edentates, p.
Because this area borders the interface between two significant biota it is rich in species, with at least 16 native species of rodents plus various carnivores, three bats, two edentates, and three ungulates.