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pink fairy armadillo, pichiciego (Chlamyphorus truncatus)
Subject: pink fairy armadillo, pichiciego (Chlamyphorus truncatus)
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pink fairy armadillo, pichiciego (Chlamyphorus truncatus)

Original caption: "Gürtelmaus, Chlamydophorus truncatus Harl. 1/2 natürlicher Größe."
Translation (partly): "Pink fairy armadillo, Chlamyphorus truncatus Harl. 1/2 natural size."
Size: 5.3 x 2.9 in² (13.5 x 7.4 cm²)
Originator: Friedrich Specht
Source: Brehms Tierleben, Small Edition 1927

The pink fairy armadillo (Chlamyphorus truncatus) or pichiciego is the smallest species of armadillo (mammals of the families Chlamyphoridae and Dasypodidae, recognized by a bony armor shell), first described by R. Harlan in 1825. This desert-adapted animal is endemic to central Argentina and can be found inhabiting sandy plains, dunes, and scrubby grasslands. Order: Cingulata, Family: Chlamyphoridae, Subfamily: Chlamyphorinae, Genus: Chlamyphorus, Species: Chlamyphorus truncatus Harlan, 1825

Chlamyphorus truncatus
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