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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Theria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Ordo: Cingulata
Familia: Dasypodidae
Subfamilia: Euphractinae
Genus: Chaetophractus
Species: C. nationi - C. vellerosus - C. villosus


Chaetophractus Fitzinger, 1871

Type species: Dasypus villosus (Desmarest, 1804)


* Dasyphractus Fitzinger, 1871


* Chaetophractus on Mammal Species of the World.
Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2 Volume Set edited by Don E. Wilson, DeeAnn M. Reeder
* Sitzb. Kaiserl. Akad. Wiss., Wien 64(1): 268.


Chaetophractus is a genus of armadillo in the Dasypodidae family. It contains the following species:

* Screaming Hairy Armadillo, Chaetophractus vellerosus
* Big Hairy Armadillo, Chaetophractus villosus
* Andean Hairy Armadillo, Chaetophractus nationi


1. ^ Gardner, Alfred (16 November 2005). Wilson, Don E., and Reeder, DeeAnn M., eds. ed. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2 vols. (2142 pp.). pp. 96. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.

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