Sexual dimorphism in the mandible of the armadillo Chaetophractus villosus (Desmarest, 1804) (Dasypodidae) from northern Patagonia, Argentina Dimorfismo sexual da mandíbula do tatu Chaetophractus villosus (Desmarest, 1804) (Dasypodidae) do norte da Patagônia Argentina

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SM. Squarcia; NS. Sidorkewicj; R. Camina; EB. Casanave;
(2009)
  • Publisher: Instituto Internacional de Ecologia
  • Journal: Brazilian Journal of Biology (issn: 1519-6984, eissn: 1678-4375)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/S1519-69842009000200016
  • Subject: Xenarthra | diferenças do sexo | mandíbula | morfometria | análise discriminante | Xenarthra | gender differences | jaw | morphometry | discriminant analysis | Science | Q | Biology (General) | QH301-705.5 | Zoology | QL1-991 | Botany | QK1-989

The aim of this study was to study the sexual dimorphism in adult Chaetophractus villosus (Desmarest, 1804), from northern Patagonia, Argentina. Eight mandibular traits were measured in 37 males and 34 females. Univariate and multivariate morphometric analysis were appl... View more
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