Bare-tailed armored tree-rat

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Bare-tailed armored tree-rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Echimyidae
Genus: Pattonomys
Species: P. occasius
Binomial name
Pattonomys occasius
(Thomas, 1921)

Echimys occasius Thomas, 1921
Makalata occasius (Thomas, 1921)

The bare-tailed armored tree-rat (Pattonomys occasius) is a species of arboreal rodent in the family Echimyidae. It is found in lowland tropical rainforest east of the Andes in Ecuador and Peru.[1]


  1. ^ a b Vivar, E. & Patterson, B. (2008). "Pattonomys occasius". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 6 January 2009.