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Chaetophractus vellerosus Gray 1865 (screaming hairy armadillo)

Osteichthyes - Placentalia - Dasypodidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 233289

Alternative combination: Dasypus vellerosus

Belongs to Chaetophractus according to E. Soibelzon et al. 2010

Sister taxon: Chaetophractus villosus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 44.3, femur diameter 4.60, humerus length 40.8, humerus diameter 6.20, radius length 26.0, radius diameter 4.40, tibia length 37.4, tibia diameter 4.90, ulna length 42.5

Estimated body mass: 556.5 g based on femur diameter, femur length, humerus diameter, humerus length, tibia diameter, tibia length, and ulna length