Cabassous

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Cabassous[1]
Cabassous chacoensis eating.jpg
Chacoan naked-tailed armadillo
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Cingulata
Family: Dasypodidae
Genus: Cabassous
McMurtrie, 1831
Species

Cabassous is a genus of South and Central American armadillos in the Dasypodidae family. It contains the following four species:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gardner, A. (2005). Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M, eds. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 97–98. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ "Cabassous". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 17 March 2011.