Tolypeutes tricinctus


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Noun1.Tolypeutes tricinctus - South American armadillo with three bands of bony platesTolypeutes tricinctus - South American armadillo with three bands of bony plates
armadillo - burrowing chiefly nocturnal mammal with body covered with strong horny plates
genus Tolypeutes, Tolypeutes - a genus of Dasypodidae
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According to MMA (2003)--Ministerio do Meio Ambiente, two species from these, the Leopardus tigrinus (oncilla) and the Tolypeutes tricinctus (three-banded armadillo) are included in the national list of Brazilian species threatened with extinction.
Dasypodidae Three-banded armadillo Tolypeutes tricinctus (Linnaeus, 1758) Nine-banded armadillo Dasypus novemcinctus (Linnaeus, 1758) Fam.
en Dasypus hybridus Desmarest, 1804, Tolypeutes tricinctus Linnaeus, 1758 y Cabassous unicinctus Linnaeus, 1758 sin precisar la procedencia.