Colombian soft-furred spiny rat

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Colombian Soft-furred Spiny-rat
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Echimyidae
Genus: Diplomys
Species: D. caniceps
Binomial name
Diplomys caniceps
(Günther, 1877)

Loncheres caniceps Günther, 1877

The Colombian Soft-furred Spiny-rat (Diplomys caniceps), or Arboreal Soft-furred Spiny-rat, is a species of rodent in the Echimyidae family. It is found in Colombia and Ecuador. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.


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