Meteutatus lagenaformis Ameghino 1897 (armadillo)

Mammalia - Cingulata - Dasypodidae

Alternative combinations: Meteutatus lageniformis, Proeutatus lagenaformis

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1897. Mammiféres crétacés de l’Argentine (Deuxième contribution à la connaissance de la fauna mammalogique de couches à Pyrotherium) [Cretaceous mammals of Argentina (second contribution to the knowledge of the mammalian fauna of the Pyrotherium Beds)]. Boletin Instituto Geografico Argentino 18(4–9):406-521

Belongs to Meteutatus according to G. G. Simpson 1948

See also Ameghino 1897, Ameghino 1902 and Carlini et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Meteutatus anthinus, Meteutatus concavus, Meteutatus lucidus, Meteutatus percarinatus, Sadypus minutus, Sadypus confluens, Sadypus nepotulus, Sadypus ascendens, Sadypus tortuosus

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore

Distribution:

• Deseadan of Argentina (6 collections)

• Oligocene of Argentina (5)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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