Vermilingua


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Vermilingua

[‚vər·mə′liŋ·gwə]
(vertebrate zoology)
An infraorder of the mammalian order Edentata distinguished by lack of teeth and in having a vermiform tongue; includes the South American true anteaters.
References in periodicals archive ?
The evolution and ecology of armadillos, sloths and vermilinguas. Washington, Smithsonian Intitution Press, 1985.
(ed.): The Evolution and Ecology of Armadillos, Sloths and Vermilinguas.-- Smithsonian Institution Press: 83-93.
219-232, in: The evolution and ecology of armadillos, sloths and vermilinguas (GG Montgomery, ed.).
The evolution and ecology- of armadillos, sloths, and vermilinguas. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C.