Owl's spiny rat

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Owl's spiny rat
Temporal range: Pleistocene to Recent
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Echimyidae
Genus: Carterodon
Waterhouse, 1848
Species: C. sulcidens
Binomial name
Carterodon sulcidens
(Lund, 1841)

Owl's spiny rat, Carterodon sulcidens, is a rodent species from South America in the family Echimyidae. It is found in Brazil. It is the only species in the genus Carterodon.


  1. ^ Reis, M. & Lacher, T. (2008). "Carterodon sulcidens". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 5 January 2009.