Guaira spiny rat

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Guaira Spiny-rat
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Echimyidae
Genus: Proechimys
Species: P. guairae
Binomial name
Proechimys guairae
Thomas, 1901

The Guaira Spiny-rat (Proechimys guairae) is a species of rodent in the Echimyidae family. It is endemic to Venezuela.


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