Guyenne spiny rat

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Guyenne spiny-rat
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Echimyidae
Genus: Proechimys
Species: P. guyannensis
Binomial name
Proechimys guyannensis
(E. Geoffroy, 1803)

P. g. arabupu Moojen, 1948
P. g. arescens Osgood, 1944
P. g. cherriei Thomas, 1899
P. g. guyannensis (E. Geoffroy, 1803)
P. g. riparum Moojen, 1948
P. g. vacillator Thomas, 1903


P. cayennensis Desmarest, 1817
P. warreni Thomas, 1905

The Guyenne spiny-rat, Proechimys guyannensis, or Cayenne spiny rat, is a spiny rat species from South America. It is found in Brazil, Colombia, French Guyana, Guyana, Surinam and Venezuela.


  1. ^ Catzeflis, F. & Patton, J. (2008). "Proechimys guyannensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 6 January 2009.