Euphractus Wagler 1830 (six-banded armadillo)

Mammalia - Cingulata - Dasypodidae

Parent taxon: Dasypodidae according to L. O. Salles et al. 2006

See also Carroll 1988 and McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Amblytatus, Archaeutatus, Astegotherium, Chlamytheriinae, Dasypina, Dasypodinae, Epipeltecoelus, Euphractinae, Lumbreratherium, Machlydotherium, Macrochorobates, Meteutatus attonsus, Ornithoryncina, Orycteropina, Pampatheriinae, Peltephilinae, Prodasypus, Prostegotherium, Pseudeutatus, Pseudostegotherium, Pucatherium, Punatherium, Stegotheriopsis, Tolypeutinae, Utaetus

Subtaxa: Euphractus sexcinctus

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Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore


• Quaternary of Argentina (1 collection), Bolivia (4), Brazil (7)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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