Doedicurus clavicaudatus. Name: Doedicurus clavicaudatus (Pestle Tail) Phonetic: dee-dih-CURE-us Named/Discovered By: Richard Owen, 1847. South America, Argenti Doedicurus clavicaudatus Name: (Pestle Tail) Phonetic: dee-dih-CURE-us Named/Discovered By: Richard Owen 1847 South America Argenti