Tolypeutes tricinctus Linnaeus 1758 (three banded armadillo)

Mammalia - Xenarthra - Dasypodidae

Alternative combination: Dasypus tricinctus

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 Tolypeutes according to C. C. Sanborn 1930

See also Linnaeus 1758 and Thomas 1911

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Tolypeutes tricinctus matacus Tolypeutes tricinctus murieri Tolypeutes tricinctus tricinctus

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Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (3 collections), Bolivia (1), Brazil (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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