Tolypeutes tricinctus matacus Azara 1801 (three banded armadillo)

Mammalia - Xenarthra - Dasypodidae

Alternative combinations: Loricatus mataco, Tatou mataco, Tolypeutes matacus

Synonyms: Dasypus conurus Geoffroy 1847, Tolypeutes conurus Geoffroy 1847, Tolypoides bicinctus Grandidier and Neveu-Lemaire 1905

Belongs to Tolypeutes tricinctus according to C. C. Sanborn 1930

See also Giebel 1883 and Murie 1874

Sister taxa: Tolypeutes tricinctus murieri, Tolypeutes tricinctus tricinctus

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (4 collections), Bolivia (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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