Chapman's prehensile-tailed hutia

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Chapman's prehensile-tailed hutia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Capromyidae
Genus: Mysateles
Species: M. gundlachi
Binomial name
Mysateles gundlachi
(Chapman, 1901)

Chapman's prehensile-tailed hutia or Gundlach's hutia (Mysateles gundlachi) is a species of rodent in the family Capromyidae. It is endemic to lowland moist forests on the island of Cuba. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Soy, J. & Silva, G. (2008). "Mysateles gundlachi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 6 January 2009.