Vetelia puncta Ameghino 1891 (armadillo)

Mammalia - Cingulata - Dasypodidae

Belongs to Vetelia according to S. F. VizcaĆ­no et al. 2022

See also Ameghino 1894

Sister taxa: Vetelia gandhii, Vetelia perforata

Type specimen: MACN A 2139, an osteoderm (2 mobile and 2 fixed osteoderms). Its type locality is Karaiken, which is in a Santacrucian terrestrial horizon in the Santa Cruz Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore


• Miocene of Argentina (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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