Gasteroid fungi as diet component of the hairy armadillo, Chaetophractus villosus (Cingulata, Chlamyphoridae), in the Dry Chaco Region of Paraguay

Andrea Weiler, Karina Nuñez

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Chaetophractus villosus inhabits the Gran Chaco Basin of South America. The species is considered carnivorous-omnivorous, feeding primarily on plant matter and invertebrates. Here we present the rst record of fungus in the diet of the species. 


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Chaco basin, Feeding habits, Foraging behavior, Xenarthra, Dasypodidae.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18636/bioneotropical.v7i3.561

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