tatouay


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tatouay

(ˈtætʊˌeɪ; ˌtɑːtʊˈaɪ)
n
(Animals) a large armadillo, Cabassous tatouay, of South America
[C16: from Spanish tatuay, from Guarani tatu ai, from tatu armadillo + ai worthless (because inedible)]
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Noun1.tatouay - naked-tailed armadillo of tropical South America
armadillo - burrowing chiefly nocturnal mammal with body covered with strong horny plates
genus Cabassous - solely the tatouay
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scalops Thomas 5 VS Philander 9 VS frenatus (Olfers) Thylamys 48 VS velutinus (Wagner) CINGULATA Illiger Cabassous tatouay 5, 7 R(3, 4) (Desmarest) C.
Segundo Tortato (2008), foram registradas 25 especies de mamiferos nativos, incluidas em 16 familias: Didelphis albiventris, Dasypus novemcinctus, Cabassous tatouay, Tamandua tetradactyla, Alouata guariba, Sapajus nigritus, Cerdocyon thous, Leopardus pardalis, Leopardus tigrinus, Leopardus wiedii, Eira barbara, Nasua nasua, Procyon cancrivorus, Pecari tajacu, Mazama guazoubira, Mazama nana, Akodon sp.
Geoffroy, 1803) Micoureus constantiae (Thomas, 1904) Micoureus demerarae (Thomas,1905) Monodelphis brevicaudata (Erxleben, 1777) Monodelphis domestica (Wagner, 1842) Philander opossum (Linnaeus 1758) Thylamys macrurus Nt (Olfers, 1818) CINGULATA Dasypodidae Cabassous chacoensis Nt Wetzel, 1980 Cabassous tatouay (Desmarest, 1804) Cabassous unicinctus (Linnaeus, 1758) Dasypus novemcinctus Linnaeus, 1758 Dasypus septemcinctus Linnaeus, 1758 Euphractus sexcinctus (Linnaeus, 1758) Priodontes maximus (Kerr, Vu Vu 1792) Tolypeutes matacus Nt (Desmarest, 1804) ARTIODACTYLA Cervidae Blastocerus dichotomus Vu Vu (Illiger, 1815) Mazama americana (Erxleben, 1777) Mazama gouazoubira (Fischer, 1814) (= M.
novemcinctus, Euphractus sexcinctus, Cabassous tatouay and C.