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Cabassous chacoensis Wetzel 1980 (Chacoan naked-tailed armadillo)

Osteichthyes - Placentalia - Dasypodidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 233290

Belongs to Cabassous according to Wetzel 1980

Sister taxa: Cabassous tatouay, Cabassous unicinctus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 55.4, femur diameter 5.60, humerus length 51.3, humerus diameter 5.20, radius length 26.4, radius diameter 2.90, tibia length 41.2, tibia diameter 6.00, ulna length 49.0

Estimated body mass: 801.9 g based on femur diameter, femur length, humerus diameter, humerus length, tibia diameter, tibia length, and ulna length