†subfamily Dasypodinae Gray 1821 (armadillo)

Mammalia - Xenarthra - Dasypodidae

Parent taxon: Dasypodidae according to B. J. Shockey et al. 2009

See also Kurten and Anderson 1980, Lydekker 1894, McKenna and Bell 1997, Rincón et al. 2008 and Zurita et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Acantharodeia, Amblytatus, Archaeutatus, Astegotherium, Chalamydotheriinae, Dasypina, Euphractinae, Euphractus, Lumbreratherium, Machlydotherium, Meteutatus attonsus, Ornithoryncina, Orycteropina, Pampatheriinae, Peltephilinae, Prodasypus, Proeuphractus, Prostegotherium, Prozaedyus, Pseudeutatus, Pseudostegotherium, Pucatherium, Punatherium, Stegotheriopsis, Stenotatus, Tolypeutinae, Utaetus, Zaedyus

Subtaxa: Astegotheriini Dasypodini

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Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (5 collections), Bolivia (5), Brazil (17), Ecuador (2), Guatemala (1), Panama (1), Peru (1), United States (56: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Missouri, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia), Venezuela (4)

• Blancan of United States (9: Florida, Nebraska)

• Miocene of Argentina (3), Brazil (1), Colombia (8), Ecuador (1), Peru (1)

• Deseadan of Peru (1)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Peru (1)

• Eocene of Argentina (3), Brazil (1), Peru (1)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Brazil (1)

Total: 123 collections including 135 occurrences

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