Evidence for advanced carnivory in fossil armadillos (Mammalia: Xenarthra: Dasypodidae)

@inproceedings{Vizcaino2003EvidenceFA,
  title={Evidence for advanced carnivory in fossil armadillos (Mammalia: Xenarthra: Dasypodidae)},
  author={Sergio Fabi{\'a}n Vizcaino and G. De iuliis},
  booktitle={Paleobiology},
  year={2003}
}
Abstract The euphractine Macroeuphractus outesi, from the late Pliocene Chapadmalalan SALMA of Buenos Aires Province, Argentina, is one of the largest dasypodids known. Its skull preserves features remarkable for an armadillo. Its complete dental arcade and large caniniform teeth have received attention in the literature as indicative of scavenging behavior. This report considers the degree of carnivory within the context of the generally omnivorous feeding behavior of euphractine armadillos… 

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