Dasypus (Dasypus) novemcinctus Linnaeus 1758 (nine-banded armadillo)

Mammalia - Xenarthra - Dasypodidae

Alternative combinations: Dasypus novemcinctus, Tatusia novemcincta

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Dasypus (Dasypus) according to A. D. Rincón et al. 2008

See also Alroy 2002, Ameghino 1889, Kurten and Anderson 1980, McDonald and Naples 2007 and Thomas 1911

Sister taxa: Dasypus (Dasypus) hybridus, Dasypus (Dasypus) sabanicola, Dasypus (Dasypus) septemcinctus, Dasypus (Dasypus) yepesi

Ecology: semifossorial insectivore-frugivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Bolivia (2 collections), Brazil (4), Panama (1), Peru (1), Venezuela (1)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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