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Table 4 Vertebral information and congenital abnormalities in investigated mammalian specimens: Dasypodidae (Armadillos)

From: Breaking evolutionary and pleiotropic constraints in mammals: On sloths, manatees and homeotic mutations

Dasypodidae (Armadillos)
Collection Species Collection No. Sex Vertebral formula Presacral No. Rud. ribs on vertebrae Skeletal and fibrous abnormalities
   RMNH.MAM.11373 **) F 7C 10T 5L 9S 19+Cg 22 - -
   RMNH.MAM.20966 M 7C 11T 5L 9S 2+Cg 23 - -
   RMNH.MAM.20968 F 7C 10T 6L 9S 2+Cg 23 - -
   RMNH.MAM.20969 M 7C 11T 5L 8S 21Cg 23 - -
  Dasypus novemcinctus RMNH.MAM.21029 n.a. 7C 11T 5L 9S 20+Cg 23 - -
   RMNH.MAM.21030 n.a. 7C 11T 5L 8S 1S/Cg 23Cg 23 - -
   RMNH.MAM.21031 n.a. 7C 11T 5L 9S 21Cg 23 - -
   ZMA.314 n.a. 7C 11T 5L 1L/S 8S 14+Cg 23.5 - -
   ZMA.313 n.a. 7C 10T 5L 8S 1S/Cg 21Cg 22 - -
   RMNH.MAM.4159 **) M 7C 11T 3L 8S 18+Cg 21 - -
   RMNH.MAM.2249 F 7C 11T 3L 8S 25Cg 21 - -
   RMNH.MAM.21036 n.a. 7C 11T 3L 8S 17+Cg 21 - -
   RMNH.MAM.20527 M 7C 11T 3L 8S 21+Cg 21 - -
NCBN   RMNH.MAM.20528 M 7C 11T 3L 8S 19+Cg 21 - -
  Euphractus sexcinctus RMNH.MAM.21037 **) M 7C 11T 3L 8S 17+Cg 21 - -
   U. Nat. Coll. **) F 7C 11T 3L 8S 17+Cg 21 - -
   U. Nat. Coll. **) F 7C 11T 3L 8S 18+Cg 21 - -
   ZMA.325 n.a. 7C 11T 3L 8S 8+Cg 21 - -
   ZMA.7314 n.a. 7C 11T 3L 1L/S 7S 1S/Cg 14+Cg 21.5 - -
   ZMA.326 n.a. 7C 11T 3L 9S 12+Cg 21 - -
   ZMA.324 n.a. 7C 11T 4L 8S 15+Cg 22 - -
  Dasypus kappleri RMNH.MAM.20965 n.a. 7C 9T 5L 8S 18+Cg 21 - -
  Chaetophractus vellerosus RMNH.MAM.21038 **) F 7C 11T 3L 8S 15+Cg 21 - -
  Chaetophractus villosus RMNH.MAM.2533 M 7C 11T 1T/L 2L 1L/S 7S 1+6Cg 21.5 V19 -
   RMNH.MAM.21039 n.a. 7C 13T 1T/L 3L 1L/S 10S 16+Cg 24.5 V21 -
  Cabassous unicinctus RMNH.MAM.21040 M 7C 12T 3L 9S 19Cg 22 - -
  Priodontes maximus ZMA.323 n.a. 7C 11T 4L 12S 21Cg 22 - -
  1. *) Skeleton largely absent
  2. **) Died in captivity
  3. Abbreviations: n.a. - not available, C -Cervical, T - Thoracic, L-Lumbar, S - Sacral, Cg - Coccygeal, Cd - Caudal (post thoracic), V - Vertebra, rud. - rudimentary, NCBN - NCB Naturalis, RMCA - Royal Museum for Central Africa Tervuren, RBINC - Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences Brussels, NHM - Natural History Museum London