Definition of Family Dasypodidae
1. Noun. Armadillos.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Suborder Xenarthra, Xenarthra
Member holonyms: Armadillo, Dasypus, Genus Dasypus, Genus Tolypeutes, Tolypeutes, Genus Cabassous, Euphractus, Genus Euphractus, Genus Priodontes, Priodontes, Chlamyphorus, Genus Chlamyphorus, Burmeisteria, Genus Burmeisteria
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Dasypodidae
Literary usage of Family Dasypodidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"... very type of imperfection in nature. " One more defect," he wrote, "they could not have existed." Fam. 3. Dasypodidae.— The family Dasypodidae or Arma- ..."
2. Exploring the Borderlands: Documents of the Committee on Common Problems of by Joe Cain (2004)
"In the great majority of armadillos of the family Dasypodidae all the teeth are simple, peg-like structures with little differentiation in size. ..."
3. The Student's Manual of Comparative Anatomy, and Guide to Dissection by George Herbert Morrell (1872)
"J In the Loricate or Armadillo family (Dasypodidae) the vertebral column is remarkable for the prevalence of ..."