Minca spiny rat

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Minca Spiny Rat
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Echimyidae
Genus: Proechimys
Species: P. mincae
Binomial name
Proechimys mincae
(J.A. Allen, 1899)

The Minca Spiny Rat (Proechimys mincae) is a species of rodent in the Echimyidae family. It is endemic to Colombia.


  1. ^ Tirira, D., Boada, C., Weksler, M., Anderson, R. P. & Gómez-Laverde, M. (2008). Proechimys mincae. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 6 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.