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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Habitat use and activity patterns. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Studies of age structure of populations of D. Third, prey availability also would seem a logical explanation for differences in habitat use McDonough et al.

Nine-banded armadillo Dasypus novemcinctus. For example, similar species are expected to vary in their use of habitats as well as in the timing of daily and seasonal activities Carothers and Jaksic 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: Density estimates for C.

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Rodents of Unusual Size. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. Differences in the use of habitats could occur because of at least 3 possible alternatives.


Hyslop reviewed the English of the manuscript. Logistic regressions were used to test if the probability of an individual female C.

Studies based on sightings and burrow density have shown that Brazilian armadillos occur at higher abundances in hardwood and riparian habitats than in grassland McDonough et al. Although patterns of reproduction did not differ strikingly between these species, patterns of habitat use and activity suggest the possibility of competitive displacement at our study site.

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

Differences in habitat use and daily activity between C. Estimation of population density and statistical analyses. The armadillos were captured by hand when sighted foraging from h to h and by 72 pitfalls traps with drift fences left open for 24 h and checked every morning Jones et al.

This estimate showed that C. Southern naked-tailed armadillo Cabassous unicinctus. These forests differ in physiognomy and floristic composition, which result from variation in topography, drainage characteristics, and soil properties Oliveira-Filho and Ratter MyARKive offers the scrapbook feature to signed-up members, allowing you to organize your favourite Arkive images and videos and share them with friends.


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Southern long-nosed armadillo D. The drift fences were made of plastic mesh fixed with sticks, and were 50 cm tall, with an additional 10 cm buried in the soil.

In contrast, the number of captures of E. Help us share the wonders of the natural world.

Campo sujo is a grassland with scattered shrubs, small trees 2—3 m talland acaulescent palms. It may NOT be used within Apps. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below.

Southern naked-tailed armadillo

Daily, seasonal, and uniicinctus activity. Rodents of Unusual Size communitycoypudocumentaryecosystemenvironmentfilmmakerfilmmakinginvasiveinvasive speciesrodentsUSAWetlandswildlife Monday 24 September Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: There were 6 lines — m apart in each type of habitat campo sujo, campo cerrado, and borders of gallery forests. The proportion of juveniles in the populations of C. Social organization of nine-banded armadillos Dasypus novemcinctus in a riparian habitat.

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