Learn more about the Andean hairy armadillo – with amazing Andean hairy armadillo photos and facts on Arkive. A recent work shows that Chaetophractus nationi and C. vellerosus would be the same species, and thus its distribution would extend further to. Familia: Chlamyphoridae Subfamilia: Euphractinae Genus: Chaetophractus Species: Chaetophractus nationi.

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Among them, the Andean hairy armadillo Chaetophractus nationi Xenarthra, Cingulata, Dasypodidae is a small, endangered armadillo that has long been suspected to represent a high-altitude variant of Chaetophractus vellerosus.

M aterials and M ethods. Finally, we targeted 2 protein-coding nuclear exons BRCA1 exon 11 and VWF exon 28 that previously have been successfully used for xenarthran phylogenetics Delsuc et al. Color varies from yellowish to light brown. Landmark and semilandmarks 56— on the left side are not shown.

As with other Dasypodids, the teeth are not covered in enamel, and grow continuously. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation.

Andean hairy armadillo

Andean large hairy armadillo courtship involves the male following the female avidly, and mating occurs with the male mounting the female from behind. Oxford University Press, Oxford. Others, simply are killed because they are seen as a pest in that they cause agriculture destruction with their burrow making.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This phylogenetic tree, rooted with Dasypodinae Dasypussupports the monophyly of the subfamilies Tolypeutinae PriodontesCabassousand Tolypeutesand Euphractinae EuphractusZaedyusand Chaetophractus in agreement with previous studies based on mitochondrial and nuclear markers Delsuc et al.

In the summer months they are considered nocturnality so they do not overheat. Ambiguously aligned sites were then filtered by using the program Gblocks Castresana with default relaxed parameters. Yensen et al, Other Physical Features endothermic heterothermic bilateral symmetry Average mass g Biological samples were collected from 10 Andean hairy armadillos putative C. Lesser grison Galictis cuja.

Andean hairy armadillo (Chaetophractus nationi) longevity, ageing, and life history

Partial sequences of these exons were amplified for the same C. The upper part of Table 2 is based on half cranium using shape coordinates and the lower part used the first 25 principal component scores Among these, only the specimens from La Paz would potentially include C.

Yensen et al, Biogeographic Regions neotropical native Habitat Chaetophractus nationi lives in grasslands at high altitudes, in an ecosystem called the Puna.

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The 2 groups shared common mitochondrial haplotypes, with the unique mitochondrial haplotype detected in putative C. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.

In the maximum likelihood phylogram, the genus Chaetophractus appears monophyletic within Euphractinae, C. The difference in size observed between C.


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The Morpho package in R allows 3-dimensional rendering to visualize the change in shape along the principal component of interest. Phylogeography of the armadillo Chaetophractus villosus Dasypodidae Xenarthra: Females are pregnant for only two months though. Then a new canonical variate analysis was performed on the regression residuals i.

Euphractus sexcinctus Linnaeus,Zaedyus pichiy Desmarest,and 3 species of Chaetophractuswhich over time have been considered a subfamily called Euphractinae Frechkop and Yepesrecognized as a tribe Euphractini— Cabreralumped into a single genus Euphractus — Moellerand reclassified as a tribe by Wetzel b. 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.

Chaetophractus nationi is endemic to Bolivia and northern Chile, in the Andes mountain range.

X Close Image credit. A phylogenetic network was first constructed from Kimuraparameter distances inferred from the complete D-loop mitochondrial data set using the neighbor-net algorithm Bryant and Moulton within SplitsTree4 Huson and Bryant This armadillo has 18 dorsal bands, 8 of which are movable. Retrieved November 20,