Furtive tuco-tuco

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Furtive tuco-tuco
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Ctenomyidae
Genus: Ctenomys
Species: C. occultus
Binomial name
Ctenomys occultus
Thomas, 1920

The furtive tuco-tuco (Ctenomys occultus) is a species of rodent in the family Ctenomyidae. It is endemic to Argentina.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bidau, C., Lessa, E. & Ojeda, R. (2008). Ctenomys occultus. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 5 January 2009.
  • Woods, C. A. and C. W. Kilpatrick. 2005. Hystricognathi. pp 1538–1600 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference 3rd ed. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C.