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SPECIES Myrmecophaga tridactyla

Author:Linnaeus, 1758.
Citation:Syst. Nat., 10th ed., 1: 35.
Common Name:Giant Anteater
Type Locality:"America meridionali;" restricted to Brazil, Pernambuco, Pernambuco, by Thomas (1911a).
Distribution:Belize and Guatemala through South America to Uruguay and the Gran Chaco of Bolivia, Paraguay, Argentina.
Status:CITES Appendix II; IUCN Vulnerable.
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SUBSPECIES tridactyla

SUBSPECIES artata

SUBSPECIES centralis

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