- (noun) Plural form of xenarthran.
"Seventy-two species of mammals occur in this ecoregion including four marsupials, seventeen chiropterans, five xenarthrans, seventeen carnivores, two artiodactyls, and twenty rodents."
"This is called the ungual crest and helps anchor the keratinous covering of the claw onto the ungual: it's present in some sloths and anteaters too, and outside of xenarthrans is seen in cats."
"Armadillo skeletons - like those of all xenarthrans - are so weird and unfamiliar to us euarchontogliran laurasiatheres that it would be easy to write thousands of words on their weirdness."
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