The complete classification of all organisms in the superorder Xenarthra.

Extant Species Edit

  • Order Cingulata (Armored New World Placental Mammals) 
    • Family Dasypodidae (Armadillos)
      • Pink fairy armadillo, Chlamyphorus truncatus
      • Northern naked-tailed armadillo, Cabassous centralis
      • Chacoan naked-tailed armadillo, Cabassous chacoensis
      • Southern naked-tailed armadillo, Cabassous unicinctus
      • Greater naked-tailed armadillo, Cabassous tatouay
      • Screaming hairy armadillo, Chaetophractus vellerosus
      • Big hairy armadillo, Chaetophractus villosus
      • Andean hairy armadillo, Chaetophractus nationi
      • Nine-banded armadillo or long-nosed armadillo, Dasypus novemcinctus
      • Seven-banded armadillo, Dasypus septemcinctus
      • Southern long-nosed armadillo, Dasypus hybridus
      • Llanos long-nosed armadillo, Dasypus sabanicola
      • Great long-nosed armadillo, Dasypus kappleri
      • Hairy long-nosed armadillo, Dasypus pilosus
      • Six-banded armadillo or yellow armadillo, Euphractus sexcinctus
      • Giant armadillo, Priodontes maximus
      • Southern three-banded armadillo, Tolypeutes matacus
      • Brazilian three-banded armadillo, Tolypeutes tricinctus
      • Pichi or dwarf armadillo, Zaedyus pichiy
  • Order Pilosa (American Placental Mammals)
    • Suborder Folivora (Sloths)
      • Family Bradypodidae (Three-Toed Sloths)
        • Pygmy three-toed sloth, Bradypus pygmaeus
        • Brown-throated three-toed sloth, Bradypus variegatus
        • Pale-throated three-toed sloth, Bradypus tridactylus
        • Maned three-toed sloth, Bradypus torquatus
      • Family Megalonychidae (Two-Toed Sloths)
        • Hoffman's two-toed sloth, Choloepus hoffmanni
        • Linnaeus's two-toed sloth or southern two-toed sloth, Choloepus didactylus
    • Suborder Vermilingua (Anteaters)
      • Family Cyclopedidae (Silky Anteaters)
        • Silky anteater, Cyclopes didactylus
      • Family Myrmecophagidae (Anteaters)
        • Giant anteater, Myrmecophaga tridactyla
        • Northern tamandua, Tamandua mexicana
        • Southern tamandua, Tamandua tetradactyla

Extinct Species Edit

  • Order Cingulata (Armoured New World Placental Mammals)
    • Family Glyptodontidae (Glyptodonts)
    • Family Pampatheriidae (Pampatheres)
  • Order Pilosa (American Placental Mammals)
    • Suborder Folivora (Sloths)
      • Family Megatheriidae (Megatheriid Ground Sloths)
      • Family Mylodontidae (Mylodontid Ground Sloths)
      • Family Nothrotheriidae (Nothrotheriid Ground Sloths And Aquatic Sloths)

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