Learn more about the Southern naked-tailed armadillo – with amazing Southern naked-tailed armadillo photos and facts on Arkive. PDF | Cabassous unicinctus (southern naked-tailed armadillo) is a nocturnal, solitary, fossorial myrmecophage that ranges east of the Andes. The first specimens of southern naked-tailed armadillo Cabassous unicinctus squamicaudis from Paraguay are documented, extending the known distribution of.

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Chacoan naked-tailed armadillo Cabassous chacoensis.

Southern naked-tailed armadillo

Rodents of Unusual Size. Burrow characteristics and habitat associations of armadillos in Brazil and the United States of America. This finding indicates that when food abundance is low, individuals of C.

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This estimate showed that C. Patterns of mortality in a population of nine-banded armadillos, Dasypus novemcinctus. Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying unicinvtus pasting the code below.

Articles with ‘species’ microformats. Hyslop reviewed the English of the manuscript. We are deeply indebted to W.

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The equal catchability model, M oand heterogeneity model, M unicindtuswere selected as the best models to describe the capture probabilities and estimate the population size of C. This analysis was not done for E. Carter was instrumental in providing much needed literature. Superdelayed parturition in armadillos: Armadillos were captured in pitfall traps or by hand, double-marked, and the habitat campo sujo, campo cerrado, and gallery forestsseason, and time of capture were recorded.


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Pink fairy armadillo C. Pairing behavior of the nine-banded armadillo Dasypus novemcinctus. Calyptophractus Greater fairy armadillo C. Density estimates for C. Armadillos were classified as juveniles when their carapaces were soft. Northern naked-tailed armadillo C. Smaller and thinner scales are also found on the cheeks and the outer surface of the ears. Theories of simplification and scaling of spatially distributed processes. For each species, chi-square tests were used to test if the armadillos occurred uniformly among the habitats of the study area, daytime periods 4-h intervals from h to hand seasons.

Spatial and temporal displacement among sympatric species often occurs and may facilitate their coexistence Levin; Levin and Pacala The hypothesis that the patterns we observed are due to competitive interactions between these species, and thus facilitate their coexistence, deserves further investigation.

Both species feed heavily on insects, which suggest that they may be potential competitors V. Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below.


Dasypus Southern long-nosed armadillo D. Population densities were estimated as 0.

Intraspecific variation in activity time throughout the ranges of these species is the result of local adaptation of individuals that potentially shift their activities to times when food and potential mates are available, or to avoid risk of predation and severe weather conditions McDonough and Loughry b.

Most of the area of the EEI is occupied by campo sujo, campo cerrado, and gallery forests. X Close Link to this photo Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below. Although there are some bristly hairs around the margins of the scutes, the tail and underside of the animal are hairless.

The arthropods collected were transported to the laboratory where they were identified to the level of order. The estimate of 0. Armadillos might be more frequent in gallery forests because these areas have soil that is easy to dig in McDonough et al.