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Not to be confused with Cyclopygidae.
Temporal range: Pliocene to present
Silky anteater.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Pilosa
Suborder: Vermilingua
Family: Cyclopedidae
Pocock, 1924

The Cyclopedidae are a family of anteaters that includes the silky anteater and its extinct relatives.


  1. ^ Gaudin, Timothy J.; Branham, Daniel G. (1998). "The Phylogeny of the Myrmecophagidae (Mammalia, Xenarthra, Vermilingua) and the Relationship of Eurotamandua to the Vermilingua". Journal of Mammalian Evolution. 5 (3): 237–265. doi:10.1023/A:1020512529767.