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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Cladus: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Subordo: Cynodontia
Infraordo: Eucynodontia
Cladus: Probainognathia
Cladus: Prozostrodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohors: Theria
Cohors: Eutheria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Superordo: Xenarthra
Ordo: Cingulata

Familia: Dasypodidae
Subfamiliae: Dasypodinae


Dasypodidae Gray, 1821

Dasypodidae in Mammal Species of the World.
Wilson, Don E. & Reeder, DeeAnn M. (Editors) 2005. Mammal Species of the World – A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Third edition. ISBN 0-8018-8221-4.
London Med. Repos. 15: 305.
Wilson, D.E. & Reeder, D.M. (eds.) 2005. Mammal Species of the World: a taxonomic and geographic reference. 3rd edition. The Johns Hopkins University Press: Baltimore. 2 volumes. 2142 pp. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. Reference page.

Vernacular names
español: Dasipódidos, armadillos
한국어: 아르마딜로과
norsk: Beltedyr
polski: Pancernikowate
ไทย: อาร์มาดิลโล่

Dasypodidae is a family of mostly extinct genera of armadillos. One genus, Dasypus, is extant, with at least seven living species.

See also: List of cingulates

Below is a taxonomy of armadillos in this family.

Family Dasypodidae

† Genus Acantharodeia
† Genus Amblytatus
† Genus Archaeutatus
† Genus Astegotherium
† Genus Barrancatatus
† Genus Chasicotatus
† Genus Chorobates
† Genus Coelutaetus
† Genus Eocoleophorus
† Genus Epipeltecoelus
† Genus Eutatus
† Genus Hemiutaetus
† Genus Isutaetus
† Genus Lumbreratherium
† Genus Macrochorobates
† Genus Mazzoniphractus
† Genus Meteutatus
† Genus Pedrolypeutes
† Genus Prodasypus
† Genus Proeutatus
† Genus Prostegotherium
† Genus Pucatherium
† Genus Punatherium
† Genus Stegotherium
† Genus Stenotatus
† Genus Utaetus
Subfamily Dasypodinae
† Tribe Astegotheriini
† Genus Nanoastegotherium
† Genus Parastegosimpsonia
† Genus Riostegotherium
† Genus Astegotherium
† Genus Stegosimpsonia
Tribe Dasypodini
† Genus Anadasypus
Genus Dasypus
† Genus Pliodasypus
† Genus Propraopus


Dasypodidae, like Chlamyphoridae, is a basal clade within Cinglata, as shown below. D. kappleri is basal within Dasypodidae.
Cladogram of Cingulata[1][2][3]

D. (Hyperoambon)

D. kappleri

D. (Dasypus)

D. septemcinctus

D. hybridus

D. yepesi

D. sabanicola

D. novemcinctus

D. pilosus







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