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Meteutatus Ameghino 1902 (armadillo)

Osteichthyes - Xenarthra - Dasypodidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 43544

Synonym: Sadypus Ameghino 1902 (taxon 316335)

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1902. Notices préliminaires sur des mammifères nouveaux des terrains Crétacé de Patagonie {preliminary notes on new mammals from the Cretaceous terrains of Patagonia]. Boletin de la Academia Nacional de Ciencias de Córdoba 17:5-70

Parent taxon: Eutatini according to A. A. Carlini et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Barrancatatus, Chasicotatus, Doellotatus, Eutatus, Paraeutatus, Proeutatus, Ringueletia

Subtaxa: Meteutatus anthinus, Meteutatus concavus, Meteutatus lagenaformis, Meteutatus lucidus, Meteutatus percarinatus, Sadypus ascendens, Sadypus confluens, Sadypus minutus, Sadypus nepotulus, Sadypus tortuosus

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Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore