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Family Dasypodidae Gray 1821 (armadillo)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 43527

Alternative spellings: Dasipidae, Dasypidae

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1821. On the natural arrangement of vertebrose animals. The London Medical Repository Monthly Journal and Review 15:296-310

Parent taxon: Dasypodoidea according to C. M. R. Herrera et al. 2017

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Amblytatus, Archaeutatus, Astegotherium, Chalamydotheriinae, Dasypina, Dasypodinae, Epipeltecoelus, Euphractinae, Euphractus, Lumbreratherium, Machlydotherium, Macrochorobates, Meteutatus attonsus, Ornithoryncina, Orycteropina, Pampatheriinae, Peltephilinae, Prodasypus, Proeuphractus, Prostegotherium, Prozaedyus, Pseudeutatus, Pseudostegotherium, Pucatherium, Punatherium, Stegotheriopsis, Stenotatus, Tolypeutinae, Utaetus, Zaedyus

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Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore