Lesser fairy armadillo (Chlamyphorus truncatus)

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Lesser fairy armadillo fact file

Lesser fairy armadillo description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderCingulata
FamilyDasypodidae
GenusChlamyphorus (1)

Information on the lesser fairy armadillo is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Lesser pichi ciego, pink fairy armadillo.
Spanish
Pichiciego.
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Lesser fairy armadillo status

Classified as Data Deficient (DD) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Data Deficient

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (February, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org/
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Lesser fairy armadillo burrowing  
Lesser fairy armadillo burrowing

© Mariella Superina

Dr Mariella Superina
IMBECU - CCT CONICET Mendoza
C.C. 855
Mendoza (5500)
Argentina
msuperina@mendoza-conicet.gov.ar
http://www.xenarthrans.org

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