Chlamyphorus truncatus


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Noun1.Chlamyphorus truncatus - very small Argentine armadillo with pale silky hair and pink plates on head and neckChlamyphorus truncatus - very small Argentine armadillo with pale silky hair and pink plates on head and neck
armadillo - burrowing chiefly nocturnal mammal with body covered with strong horny plates
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Full details of Chlamyphorus truncatus biology, though, might as well be a fairy tale.
They range in size from the 5-inch-long fairy armadillo (Chlamyphorus truncatus) to the 100-pound giant armadillo (Priodontes giganteus) inhabiting the tropical rain forests of South America.