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Tolypeutinae
Giant-armadillo
Giant Armadillo (Priodontes maximus)
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Cingulata
Family Dasypodidae
Tolypeutinae

Tolypeutinae is a subfamily of armadillos in the Dasypodidae family.

Genera[]

It contains the following three extant genera:

Genus: Cabassous
 Northern Naked-tailed Armadillo (Miller, 1899) (Cabassous centralis)
 Chacoan Naked-tailed Armadillo (Wetzel, 1980) (Cabassous chacoensis)
 Southern Naked-tailed Armadillo (Linnaeus, 1758) (Cabassous unicinctus)
 Greater Naked-tailed Armadillo (Desmarest, 1804) (Cabassous tatouay)
Genus †Kuntinaru
 †Kuntinaru boliviensis
Genus: Priodontes
 Giant Armadillo (Kerr, 1792) (Priodontes maximus)
Genus: Tolypeutes
 Southern Three-banded Armadillo (Desmarest, 1804) (Tolypeutes matacus)
 Brazilian Three-banded Armadillo (Linnaeus, 1758) (Tolypeutes tricinctus)
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