family Dasypodidae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Dasypodidae - armadillos
mammal family - a family of mammals
suborder Xenarthra, Xenarthra - armadillos; American anteaters; sloths
armadillo - burrowing chiefly nocturnal mammal with body covered with strong horny plates
Dasypus, genus Dasypus - type genus of the Dasypodidae
genus Tolypeutes, Tolypeutes - a genus of Dasypodidae
genus Cabassous - solely the tatouay
Euphractus, genus Euphractus - a genus of Dasypodidae
genus Priodontes, Priodontes - solely the giant armadillo
Burmeisteria, genus Burmeisteria - a genus of Dasypodidae
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The nine-banded armadillo, Dasypus novemcinctus, is the only mammal in the family Dasypodidae in the united States.
For almost all specimens it was necessary to reestablish the natural color patterns of nails and noses and in some cases completely remove the paint applied throughout the body, as in the case of the specimens belonging to the family Dasypodidae, which had been colored without due care in a previous intervention.
The nine-banded armadillos, family Dasypodidae, order Cingulata, Superorder Xenarthra, (13) were introduced in North America very recently, around the year 1880.