Learn more about the Southern naked-tailed armadillo – with amazing Southern naked-tailed armadillo photos and facts on Arkive. PDF | Cabassous unicinctus (southern naked-tailed armadillo) is a nocturnal, solitary, fossorial myrmecophage that ranges east of the Andes. The first specimens of southern naked-tailed armadillo Cabassous unicinctus squamicaudis from Paraguay are documented, extending the known distribution of.

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To estimate the monthly abundance of arthropods in terms of biomass, the number of individual arthropods of each order collected in each month was multiplied by their average weight in the study area V. Neither species changed its activity pattern with season, but Cabassoux. The Poisson regression showed that the biomass of arthropods was significantly cabasdous to the number of captures of C.

Therefore, we expect that these species differ in habitat use and daily and seasonal activities in order to reduce competition.

The following questions were addressed in this paper: Help us share the wonders of the natural world. These forests are evergreen, have trees 10—20 m tall, and have low and dense understory vegetation Silva and Bates Food habits and home range of the common long-nosed armadillo Dasypus novemcinctus in Alabama.

Assessing space use in meadow voles: Differences in habitat use and daily activity between C. At each capture, the habitat, season, and time of capture as well as the sex, age, and reproductive condition of the armadillos were recorded. Chacoan naked-tailed armadillo Cabassous chacoensis. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.


Daily, seasonal, and reproductive activity. We are deeply indebted to W. Please donate to Arkive Help us share the wonders of the natural world. The silver reflective tape was cut unicincuts numbers and stuck on the carapace of each armadillo.

X Close Link to this photo Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below. Most of the captures of both C.

The role of gallery forests in the zoogeography of the cerrado’s non-volant mammalian fauna. Dasypus Southern long-nosed armadillo D. Data collected in mid-May and mid-May were pooled. Southern naked-tailed armadillo Cabassous unicinctus.

Most of the area of the EEI is occupied by campo sujo, campo cerrado, and gallery forests. Therefore, the population size and density estimates for C.

Although this result shows that the activity of C. Southern naked-tailed armadillo Conservation status. Armadillos were captured in pitfall traps or by hand, double-marked, and the habitat campo sujo, campo cerrado, and gallery forestsseason, and time of capture were recorded. Influences on activity patterns in a population of nine-banded armadillos.

Comparisons between nine-banded armadillo Dasypus novemcinctus populations in Brazil and the United States. Campo cerrado is an open scrubland where the trees are small 3—6 mbut taller and denser than in campo sujo Goodland ; Oliveira-Filho and Ratter ; Silva and Bates The secret life of possums: This is the 1st study to report on an estimate of population size for the armadillo C.

Extant Cingulata Armadillos species by subfamily.

Nine-banded armadillo Dasypus novemcinctus. We also recorded the sex and age of all armadillos, and reproductive condition of females. Terms of Use – The displayed portlet may be used as a link from your website to Arkive’s online content for private, scientific, conservation or educational purposes only. Rodents of Unusual Size. Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below. Martins provided logistical support. On the 1st day of each trapping session, the pitfall traps were cleaned and left open for 24 h.


Wikispecies has information related to Cabassous unicinctus. Social organization of nine-banded armadillos Dasypus novemcinctus in a riparian habitat.

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X Close Uniclnctus credit. The aim of this paper is to report on various aspects of the ecology and natural history of 2 armadillo species commonly found in a cerrado remnant in southeastern Brazil—the naked-tailed armadillo C.

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The expected number of captures in each season was computed by multiplying the total number of captures by the proportion of months in each season during cabaassous fieldwork was done warm-wet: Riparian forests also occur throughout the cerrado and 4 different forms are recognized, namely, gallery forests, riverine forests, alluvial forests, and valley forests.

Greater fairy armadillo C. Despite being a conspicuous and important component of the mammal community of the cerrado Redfordvirtually nothing is known on the ecology and natural history of the species inhabiting this biome in Brazil.