Taxon profile


Six-banded Armadillo
Euphractus sexcinctus (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Xenarthra »  family Dasypodidae - armadillos »  genus Euphractus

Scientific synonyms

Dasypus sexcinctus

Other names

= Yellow Armadillo

IUCN category:Least Concern


juvenile animal

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Included taxa

Number of records: 5

subspecies Euphractus sexcinctus boliviae (Thomas, 1907)
subspecies Euphractus sexcinctus flavimanus (Desmarest, 1804)
subspecies Euphractus sexcinctus setosus (Wied, 1826)
subspecies Euphractus sexcinctus sexcinctus (Linnaeus, 1758)
subspecies Euphractus sexcinctus tucumanus (Thomas, 1907)

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [8306]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Euphractus sexcinctus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Euphractus sexcinctus Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Euphractus sexcinctus (Linnaeus, 1758)]

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