Dasypus sabanicola Mondolfi, 1968
Type locality: Venezuela, Apure, "Hato Macanillal"
* Dasypus sabanicola on Mammal Species of the World.
The Llanos Long-nosed Armadillo (Dasypus sabanicola) is a species of armadillo in the Dasypodidae family. It is endemic to Colombia and Venezuela. The species is very closely related to the Nine-banded Armadillo and the Greater Long-nosed Armadillo. It has very little hair and can weigh up to 22 pounds (9.5 kg), and can get about 2.1 feet (60 cm) long. It lives in dense cover and near limestone formations. Like most other armadillos, they eat ants.
1. ^ IUCN SSC Edentate Specialist Group (2008). Dasypus sabanicola. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 30 December 2008.
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