Barrancatatus rigidus Ameghino 1902 (armadillo)

Mammalia - Cingulata - Dasypodidae

Alternative combination: Meteutatus rigidus

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1902. Notices préliminaires sur des mammifères nouveaux des terrains Crétacé de Patagonie {preliminary notes on new mammals from the Cretaceous terrains of Patagonia]. Boletin de la Academia Nacional de Ciencias de Córdoba 17:5-70

Belongs to Barrancatatus according to A. A. Carlini et al. 2010

See also Ameghino 1902 and Simpson 1948

Sister taxa: Barrancatatus maddeni, Barrancatatus tinguiririquensis

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Argentina (4 collections)

• Eocene of Argentina (2)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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