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SPECIES Calyptophractus retusus

Author:Burmeister, 1863.
Citation:Abhandl. Gesd. Naturf. Halle, 7: 167.
Common Name:Greater Fairy Armadillo
Type Locality:Bolivia, Santa Cruz, "Sta. Cruz de la Sierra."
Distribution:Gran Chaco of N Argentina, W Paraguay, and SE Bolivia.
Status:IUCN – Vulnerable as Chlamyphorus retusus.
Comments:Commonly listed under Burmeisteria retusa; listed under Chlamyphorus retusus in Wetzel’s (1985b) review and by Gardner (1993).
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