Black-tailed hairy dwarf porcupine

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Black-tailed hairy dwarf porcupine
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Erethizontidae
Genus: Sphiggurus
Species: S. melanurus
Binomial name
Sphiggurus melanurus
(Wagner, 1842)

The black-tailed hairy dwarf porcupine, Sphiggurus melanurus, is a South American porcupine species from the family Erethizontidae.[2] It is found in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname and Venezuela.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Catzeflis, F. & Langguth, A. (2008). Sphiggurus melanurus. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 5 January 2009.
  2. ^ Woods, C. A.; Kilpatrick, C. W. (2005). "Infraorder Hystricognathi". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 1538–1600. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.