Dasypus (Dasypus) hybridus Desmarest 1804 (southern long-nosed armadillo)

Mammalia - Xenarthra - Dasypodidae

Alternative combinations: Dasypus hybridus, Loricatus hybridus, Tatusia hybrida

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

See also Ameghino 1889

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

Ecology: semifossorial insectivore-frugivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur diameter 7.00, humerus diameter 7.60, radius diameter 5.90, tibia diameter 7.70

Estimated body mass: 3.05 kg based on femur diameter, humerus diameter, and tibia diameter

Distribution: found only at Cueva Tixi, First Occupation (Quaternary of Argentina)

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