|Descriptor in English:||Armadillos|
|Descriptor in Spanish:||Armadillos|
|Descriptor in Portuguese:||Tatus|
|Descriptor in French:||Tatous|
|Scope note:||Burrowing, chiefly nocturnal mammals of the family Dasypodidae having bodies and heads encased in small bony plates. They are widely distributed in the warmer parts of the Americas.
AH anatomy & histology
CF cerebrospinal fluid
GD growth & development
|History Note:||91(75); was see under EDENTATA 1975-90
|Date of Entry:||1974/11/19|
Armadillos - Preferred
|Scope note||Burrowing, chiefly nocturnal mammals of the family Dasypodidae having bodies and heads encased in small bony plates. They are widely distributed in the warmer parts of the Americas.|
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