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Evolution of the Genus Holmesina (Pampatheriidae, Mammalia) in Florida, with Remarks on Taxonomy and Distribution
(Texas Memorial Museum, The University of Texas at Austin, 1983-05)
A large series of specimens of pampatheres has been found in Florida, covering approximately two million years from their emigration from South America to their late Pleistocene extinction. During this period, there was ...
The Armor of Fossil Giant Armadillos (Pampatheriidae, Xenarthra, Mammalia)
(Texas Memorial Museum, The University of Texas at Austin, 1985-06)
Fossil giant armadillos are protected by armor consisting of about 800 osteoderms covering the body, head, tail, legs and feet. The body armor is composed of an anterior (pectoral) buckler and a posterior (pelvic) buckler, ...