Abstract: Cabassous centralis (northern naked-tailed armadillo) is a small armadillo with a slender tail. The distinctive tail has widely spaced. Cabassous centralis (northern naked-tailed armadillo) is a small armadillo with a slender tail. The distinctive tail has widely spaced, thin plates. AnAge entry for Cabassous centralis. Classification Genus: Cabassous; Species: Cabassous centralis; Common name: Northern naked-tailed armadillo.

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Cabassous centralis is found cenyralis South America, including the area east of the Andes from northern Argentina to Colombia. Wikispecies has information related to Cabassous centralis. One of the most fossorial of all armadillos, it spends most of its time underground in tunnels. To cite this page: See also Tropical savanna and grassland biome. Fish and Wildlife Service. Synapomorphy of the Bilateria.

Cabbassous of the Biological Society of Washington. Pink fairy armadillo C. Unusually, it rotates its body like an auger as it digs, using the large claws on its fore-feet. Retrieved from ” https: Southern long-nosed armadillo D.

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Classification Kingdom Animalia animals Animalia: Vegetation is made up mostly of grasses, the height and species diversity of which depend largely on the fabassous of moisture available. Not much research has been done specifically on the reproduction patterns of C.

Mothers give birth to only a single young at a time. They are not considered a threat to crops like some other species of armadillos.

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Epiphytes and climbing cabassouus are also abundant. Cabassous Northern naked-tailed armadillo C. Coloration is dark brown to almost black with yellow lateral areas and a yellow-gray underside.

Animals with bilateral symmetry have dorsal and ventral sides, as well as anterior and posterior ends. Generally inhabit grasslands and wooded areas.

A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference 3rd ed. Geography of a Folk Critter. The head is broad with a short, wide snout and well-separated ears. A grassland with scattered trees or scattered clumps of trees, a type of community intermediate between grassland and forest. Its Relation to Agriculture and Game.

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They are centrallis called eleven-banded armadillos for the number of bands that make up their “armor. Armadillos are solitary creatures but some have been known to travel in pairs or small groups. Endothermy is a synapomorphy of the Mammalia, although it may have arisen in a now extinct synapsid ancestor; the fossil record does not distinguish these possibilities. These include larvae and adult scarab beetles, termites, and ants. They can locate insects in the soil by their keen sense of smell.


Northern naked-tailed armadillo

The tail varies from 10 cm to 18 cm. They are also known to eat earthworms, bird eggs, and small reptiles and amphibians.

Greater fairy armadillo C. Fire and grazing are important in the centralsi maintenance of grasslands. They have been reported to live for over seven years. It is found from Chiapas in southern Mexico to western Colombianorthwestern Ecuador and northwestern Venezuelaat altitudes from sea level to m. University of Texas Press.