Cabassous McMurtie 1831 (naked-tailed armadillo)

Mammalia - Xenarthra - Dasypodidae

Synonym: Ziphila Gray 1873

Parent taxon: Priodontini according to P. Smith 2011

See also Carroll 1988, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Salles et al. 2006

Sister taxon: Priodontes

Subtaxa: Cabassous chacoensis Cabassous tatouay Cabassous unicinctus

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Ecology: semifossorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (1 collection), Panama (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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