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Chaetophractus villosus Desmarest 1804 (big hairy armadillo)

Osteichthyes - Placentalia - Dasypodidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 83806

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

Sister taxon: Chaetophractus vellerosus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 67.0, femur diameter 7.80, fibula length 47.4, humerus length 65.3, humerus diameter 10.0, radius length 37.2, radius diameter 3.70, scapula length 52.0, skull 92.1 x 64.6, tibia length 53.8, tibia diameter 8.00, ulna length 63.6

Estimated body mass: 1.91 kg based on femur diameter, femur length, humerus diameter, humerus length, tibia diameter, tibia length, and ulna length