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The six-banded armadillo.

Image ID: 821975

The six-banded armadillo.  [6 banded armadillo.] (1852)

Image Details

Image Title

:  The six-banded armadillo.

Alternate Title

: 6 banded armadillo.

Published Date

: 1852

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 14 x 12 cm. (5 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "Dasypus sexcinctus, Lin. The genus Dasypus has two upper and four lower incisors, sometimes none; molars varying in the several species from twenty-eight to sixty-eight, simple, cylindrical, separate, without enamel on the inner side; head long; mouth and eyes small; body enveloped in a hard scaly shell in three compartments covering the head, body, and tail, with moveable transverse bands between them; five toes on the hind feet; four or five on the fore feet, with long nails for digging." Includes additional text. Foxing on image.

Original Source

: From The naturalist's library : containing scientific and popular descriptions of man, quadrupeds, birds, fishes, reptiles and insects, according to the classifications of Stark. (New York : Kearny, 1852) Gould, Augustus A. (Augustus Addison) (1805-1866), Editor.

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Animals -- armadillo

Source Description

: 1 folder (16 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-Arm

Digital ID

: 821975

Record ID

: 719384

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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