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SPECIES Chaetophractus villosus

Author:Desmarest, 1804.
Citation:Tabl. Meth. Hist. Nat., in Nouv. Dict. Hist. Nat., 24: 28.
Common Name:Big Hairy Armadillo
Type Locality:Argentina, Buenos Aires, "Les Pampas" south of Río de la Plata between 35° and 36° south (Azara, 1801:164).
Distribution:Gran Chaco of Bolivia, Paraguay, and Argentina south to Santa Cruz, Argentina, and Magallanes, Chile.
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
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