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SPECIES Dasypus septemcinctus

Author:Linnaeus, 1758.
Citation:Syst. Nat., 10th ed., 1: 51.
Common Name:Seven-banded Armadillo
Type Locality:"Indiis;" restricted to Pernambuco, Brazil, by Hamlett (1939).
Distribution:Lower Amazon Basin of Brazil to the Gran Chaco of Bolivia, Paraguay, and N Argentina.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
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Synonyms:

    megalolepis (Cope, 1889)
    propalatum (Rhoads, 1894)
    megalolepe Yepes, 1928

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