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Cabassous unicinctus Linnaeus 1758 (southern naked-tailed armadillo)

Osteichthyes - Placentalia - Dasypodidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 233573

Alternative combinations: Dasypus unicinctus, Lysiurus unicinctus, Tatoua unicincta, Xenurus unicinctus

Synonyms: Cabassous lugubris Gray 1873 (no. 233750), Dasypus duodecimcinctus Schreber 1774 (no. 233734), Dasypus multicinctus Thunberg 1818 (no. 233738), Dasypus octodecimcinctus Erxleben 1777 (no. 233736), Dasypus undecimcinctus Illiger 1815 (no. 233737), Dasypus verrucosus Wagner 1844 (no. 233743), Lysiurus lugubris Gray 1873 (no. 233748), Tatoua lugubris Gray 1873 (no. 233749), Xenurus duodecimcinctus Schreber 1774 (no. 233735), Xenurus lugubris Gray 1873 (no. 233747), Xenurus verrucosus Wagner 1844 (no. 233744), Ziphila lugubris Gray 1873 (no. 233746)

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Cabassous according to P. Smith 2011

Sister taxa: Cabassous chacoensis, Cabassous tatouay

Subtaxa: Cabassous unicinctus squamicaudis, Cabassous unicinctus unicinctus

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): scapula 65.0 x 58.0