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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In the mid part of the body, this carapace is divided into a series of ten to thirteen mobile rings, giving the animal some degree of flexibility. Loughry for comments and suggestions that went a long way to improving the quality of the manuscript.

Southern naked-tailed armadillo Conservation status. Seasonal diets of the nine-banded armadillo Dasypus novemcinctus in a northern part of its range. They inhabit a range of habitats across this region, from tropical rain forest to swampcerradoand open grasslands. We also recorded the sex and age of all armadillos, and reproductive condition of females. University of Chicago Press. Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island. They are typically located in termite mounds. Southern naked-tailed armadillo Cabassous unicinctus.

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Sign up to our newsletter Get the latest wild news direct to your inbox. Neither species changed its activity pattern with season, but C. Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic.

Smaller and thinner scales are also found on the cheeks and the outer surface of the ears. The expected number of captures in each daytime period was computed by multiplying the total number of manual captures done in the daylight hours by 0. Studies caabassous age structure of populations of D.


Calyptophractus Greater fairy armadillo C. The silver reflective tape was cut into numbers and stuck on the carapace of each armadillo. X Close Image credit. Logistic regressions were used to test if the probability of an individual female C. Blog Friday 05 October Wildscreen With: Patterns of mortality in a population of nine-banded armadillos, Dasypus novemcinctus. Such proportions were computed using a curvimeter on a scaled map of the sampled area.

The climate of the region is mesotermic, with 2 well-defined seasons, namely, a warm-wet season from October to March and a cool-dry season from April to September. Burrow characteristics and habitat associations of armadillos in Brazil and the United States of America.

Help us share the wonders of the natural world. Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below. Both species of armadillos used several habitats in the cerrado of the EEI, including the cerrado physiognomies campo sujo and campo cerrado, and gallery forests. Are the armadillos nocturnal or diurnal?

Southern naked-tailed armadillo

The probability of an individual female C. The Poisson regression showed that the biomass of arthropods was significantly related to the number of captures of C. The upper body is covered by a dark grey bony carapace of squarish scutes.

Andean hairy armadillo C. The arthropods collected were transported to the laboratory where they were identified to the level of order. At each capture, the habitat, season, and time of capture as well as the sex, age, and reproductive condition of the armadillos were recorded.

Poisson regression was used to test whether the number of captures of armadillos was related to the abundance of arthropods in terms of biomass, with the significance of the biomass of arthropods as a predictor variable being tested with the Wald statistics z — McCullagh and Neider Southern naked-tailed armadillos are found throughout northern South America east of the Univinctusas far south as northern Paraguay and southern Brazil.


Caassous Southern long-nosed armadillo D. During this study, the monthly rainfall and the mean monthly temperature ranged, respectively, from to mm and Share on Facebook Tweet Send email.

Image credit Link to this image Add to scrapbook How you can use this image. Therefore, both species of armadillos found in EEI seem to have their activity mainly influenced by endogenous rhythms given that C.

X Close Link to this photo Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying unicintcus pasting the code below. 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 which fieldwork was done warm-wet: Mammal Species of the World: Examination of our data showed that reproduction in C. Sign up to our newsletter Get the latest wild news direct to your inbox.

The pitfall traps also were used to sample arthropods from mid-May to mid-May 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.

Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: Reproductive condition was recorded for females only and they were classified as reproductive when they had swollen nipples and increased abdomen volume Loughry and McDonough First, armadillos are usually located in areas supporting dense plant growth because cabassos could provide them with valuable protective cover Clark These findings suggest that C.

An observed density of C.