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(order Edentata, suborder Xenarthra)

An infra-order that comprises the sloths and ant-eaters, classified as three superfamilies: Megalonychoidea (ground sloths, now extinct); Myrmecophagoidea (ant-eaters); and Bradypodoidea (tree sloths). Members of the Pilosa possess fur and are contrasted with the armadillos of the infra-order Cingulata.

Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.

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