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Summary information for ARMADILLO, NINE-BANDED
Common Name ARMADILLO, NINE-BANDED
Scientific Name DASYPUS NOVEMCINCTUS MEXICANUS
Status NONGAME, UNKNOWN
Primary Habitat Association Forest matrix
Preferred Habitat Occur in wooded bottomlands, pine forests, brushy areas and fields with dense ground cover and loose soil.
Distribution Range fluctuates with severity of winters. Missouri records may be due to range expansion from KS or AR during mild winters, or to people transporting and releasing the animals *01*
Known to
occur in
these
counties:
ANDREW, BARRY, BARTON, BENTON, BOONE, CALLAWAY, CAMDEN, CAPE GIRARDEAU, CARTER, CASS, CEDAR, CHARITON, CHRISTIAN, COLE, COOPER, CRAWFORD, DADE, DALLAS, DENT, DOUGLAS, DUNKLIN, FRANKLIN, GASCONADE, GREENE, HENRY, HICKORY, HOWELL, IRON, JACKSON, JASPER, JEFFERSON, JOHNSON, LACLEDE, LAFAYETTE, LAWRENCE, LINCOLN, MADISON, MARIES, MCDONALD, MILLER, MONITEAU, MORGAN, NEWTON, NODAWAY, OREGON, OSAGE, OZARK, PERRY, PHELPS, POLK, PULASKI, RAY, REYNOLDS, RIPLEY, SHANNON, ST. CHARLES, ST. CLAIR, ST. FRANCOIS, ST. LOUIS, STONE, TANEY, TEXAS, VERNON, WARREN, WASHINGTON, WAYNE, WEBSTER, WRIGHT

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