Coyhaique tuco-tuco

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Coyhaique tuco-tuco
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Ctenomyidae
Genus: Ctenomys
Species: C. coyhaiquensis
Binomial name
Ctenomys coyhaiquensis
Kelt & Gallardo, 1994

The Coyhaique tuco-tuco (Ctenomys coyhaiquensis) is a species of rodent in the family Ctenomyidae.[2] It is endemic to southern Chile. The name comes from the Chilean province and municipality of Coyhaique.


  1. ^ Bidau, C.; Lessa, E. & Ojeda, R. (2008). "Ctenomys coyhaiquensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 18 March 2009. 
  2. ^ Woods, C.A.; Kilpatrick, C.W. (2005). "Infraorder Hystricognathi". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 1562. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.