Cingulata

Dasypodidae Gray, 1821

Dasypodinae Gray, 1821

Taxon Date Location Notes
Southern Long-nosed Armadillo
Dasypus hybridus (Desmarest, 1804)
Feb 1871† London Flower (1929) p346: Four born in the Gardens 28 Feb. 1871. This species is also known as the Mulita Armadillo.


Euphractinae Winge, 1923

Taxon Date Location Notes
Andean Hairy Armadillo
Chaetophractus nationi (Thomas, 1894)
1973 dns London Zoological Society of London Annual Report 1973, p39.
Small Hairy Armadillo
Chaetophractus vellerosus (Gray, 1865)
1984E Guernsey International Zoo Yearbook, Vol. 26 (1987) p480. This species is also known as the Screaming Hairy Armadillo.
Large Hairy Armadillo
Chaetophractus villosus (Desmarest, 1804)
Jul 1872E London Flower (1929) p347 as Euphractus villosus: Fifteen born in the Gardens 1872-1913.
Six-banded Armadillo
Euphractus sexcinctus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Apr 1832* London Flower (1929) p346: About seven appear to have been born alive in the Gardens 1831-1854; one of these lived for nine months and five days, 28 April, 1832, to 3 Feb. 1833.


Tolypeutinae Gray, 1865

Taxon Date Location Notes
Southern Three-banded Armadillo
Tolypeutes matacus (Desmarest, 1804)
2000 Preston Jim Collins (personal communication). This animal was named Dillon.

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