Chacoan naked-tailed armadillo

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Chacoan naked-tailed armadillo[1]
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Cingulata
Family: Dasypodidae
Genus: Cabassous
Species: C. chacoensis
Binomial name
Cabassous chacoensis
Wetzel, 1980
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Chacoan naked-tailed armadillo range

The Chacoan naked-tailed armadillo (Cabassous chacoensis) is a species of armadillo in the family Dasypodidae. It is found in Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia, and possibly Brazil. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland. It is threatened by habitat loss.[2]


  1. ^ Gardner, A. (2005). Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M., eds. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 97–98. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ a b Abba, A., Merritt, D., Porini, G. & Members of the IUCN SSC Edentate Specialist Group (2008). Cabassous chacoensis. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 30 December 2008.