Hairy long-nosed armadillo

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Hairy long-nosed armadillo[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Cingulata
Family: Dasypodidae
Genus: Dasypus
Species: D. pilosus
Binomial name
Dasypus pilosus
(Fitzinger, 1856)
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Hairy long-nosed armadillo range

The hairy long-nosed armadillo (Dasypus pilosus) is a species of armadillo in the family Dasypodidae. It is endemic to Peru. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical, moist, lowland forests and subtropical or tropical, moist montane forests. 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. p. 95. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ a b Meritt, M., Porini, G., Rylands, A. B. & Members of the IUCN SSC Edentate Specialist Group (2008). Dasypus pilosus. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 30 December 2008.