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Anadasypus hondanus Carlini et al. 1997 (armadillo)

Osteichthyes - Placentalia - Dasypodidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 279971

Full reference: A. A. Carlini, S. F. Vizcaino, and G. J. Scillato-Yane. 1997. Armored Xenarthrans: A unique taxonomic and ecologic assemblage. Vertebrate Paleontology in the Neotropics; The Miocene Fauna of La Venta, Colombia (R. F. Kay, R. H. Madden, R. L. Cifelli, and J. J. Flynn, eds.; Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington)

Belongs to Anadasypus according to A. A. Carlini et al. 1997

Sister taxon: Anadasypus aequatorianus

Type specimen: IGM 183499, an osteoderm. Its type locality is Duke Locality 59 (La Venta Fauna), which is in a Friasian fluvial mudstone/sandstone in the Villavieja Formation of Colombia.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore