Roberto's spiny rat

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Roberto's Spiny-rat
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Echimyidae
Genus: Proechimys
Species: P. roberti
Binomial name
Proechimys roberti
Thomas, 1901
Proechimys roberti distribution (colored).png

oris Thomas, 1904

Roberto's Spiny-rat, Proechimys roberti, or Para Spiny Rat, is a spiny rat species from South America. It is found in Brazil.


  1. ^ Weksler, M. & Bonvicino, C. (2008). Proechimys roberti. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 6 January 2009.
  • Infonatura
  • 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.