Definition of Myrmecophagidae

1. Noun. New World anteaters.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Myrmecophagidae

Myrica gale
Myrica pensylvanica
Myricaceae
Myricales
Myricaria
Myricaria germanica
Myriophyllum
Myristica
Myristica fragrans
Myristicaceae
Myrmecia
Myrmecobius
Myrmecobius fasciatus
Myrmecophaga
Myrmecophaga jubata
Myrmecophagidae (current term)
Myrmeleon
Myrmeleontidae
Myrmidon
Myroxylon balsamum
Myroxylon balsamum pereirae
Myroxylon pereirae
Myroxylon toluiferum
Myrrhis
Myrrhis odorata
Myrsinaceae
Myrsine
Myrtaceae
Myrtales

Literary usage of Myrmecophagidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Zoology: An Elementary Text-book by Arthur Everett Shipley, Ernest William MacBride (1901)
"This is only the case with one small family, the Ant-eaters, or Myrmecophagidae, which, like Echidna, have lost their teeth through disuse. ..."

2. A Text-book of Zoology by Thomas Jeffery Parker, William Aitcheson Haswell (1921)
"1245) are Edentates, mostly of enormous size and massive build, which combine certain of the features now characteristic of the Ant-eaters (Myrmecophagidae) ..."

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