Yepes's mulita

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Yepes's mulita[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Cingulata
Family: Dasypodidae
Genus: Dasypus
Species: D. yepesi
Binomial name
Dasypus yepesi
Vizcaíno, 1995
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Yepes's mulita range

Yepes's mulita (Dasypus yepesi) is a species of armadillo in the family Dasypodidae. It is endemic to Argentina and Bolivia. Its natural habitat is subtropical dry forests.[2] The species is named after Argentinean zoologist José Yepes.[3]


  1. ^ Gardner, A.L. (2005). "Order Cingulata". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. 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 Abba, A.M. & Vizcaíno, S. (2014). "Dasypus yepesi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 2014-06-15. 
  3. ^ Beolens, B.; Watkins, M.; Grayson, M. (2009-09-28). The Eponym Dictionary of Mammals. The Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 455. ISBN 978-0801893049. OCLC 270129903.