Dasypus novemcinctus (Nine-banded armadillo)

2n = 64
  • T. C. Hsu
  • Kurt Benirschke


The last autosome shown, a small submetacentric element, has always large satellites, often bent back over the main portion of this chromosome.


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  1. Beath, M.M., Benirschke, K. and Brownhill, L.E.: The chromosomes of the nine-banded armadillo, Dasypus novemcinctus. Chromosoma 13:27, 1962.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1967

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. C. Hsu
    • 1
  • Kurt Benirschke
    • 2
  1. 1.Section of Cytology, Department of BiologyThe University of Texas M. D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor InstituteHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Department of PathologyDartmouth Medical SchoolHanoverUSA

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