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SPECIES Cabassous tatouay

Author:Desmarest, 1804.
Citation:Tabl. Meth. Hist. Nat., in Nouv. Dict. Hist. Nat., 24: 28.
Common Name:Greater Naked-tailed Armadillo
Type Locality:Paraguay, restricted to "a 27 de lat. Sur" by Cabrera (1958).
Distribution:Uruguay, S Brazil, SE Paraguay, and NE Argentina.
Status:CITES Appendix III (Uruguay); IUCN Lower Risk (nt).
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Synonyms:

    dasycercus (G. Fischer, 1814)
    gymnurus (Olfers, 1818)
    lugubris (Gray, 1873)
    nudicaudus (Lund, 1839)

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