Dasypus platensis Ameghino 1889 (armadillo)

Mammalia - Xenarthra - Dasypodidae

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1889. Contribución al conocimiento de los mamíferos fósiles de la República Argentina [Contribution to the knowledge of the fossil mammals of the Argentine Republic]. Actas de la Academia Nacional de Ciencias de la República Argentina en Córdoba 6:xxxii-1027

Belongs to Dasypus according to F. Ameghino 1889

Sister taxa: Dasypus (Cryptophractus), Dasypus (Dasypus), Dasypus (Hyperoambon), Dasypus argentinus, Dasypus bellus, Dasypus hesternus, Dasypus longicaudatus, Dasypus moreni, Dasypus neogaeus, Dasypus patagonicus, Dasypus peba, Dasypus proximus, Dasypus scalabrini, Dasypus villosus

Ecology: semifossorial insectivore-frugivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Dasypus platensis in the database

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