Foch's tuco-tuco

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Foch's tuco-tuco
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Ctenomyidae
Genus: Ctenomys
Species: C. fochi
Binomial name
Ctenomys fochi
Thomas, 1919

Foch's tuco-tuco (Ctenomys fochi) is a species of rodent in the family Ctenomyidae.[2] It is endemic to northwestern Argentina, where it is known from southwestern Catamarca Province. The species is named after World War I general Ferdinand Foch.[3]


  1. ^ Bidau, C.; Lessa, E. & Ojeda, R. (2008). "Ctenomys fochi". 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. pp. 1563–1564. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  3. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael; Grayson, Michael (2009-09-28). The Eponym Dictionary of Mammals. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 138. ISBN 978-0-8018-9304-9. OCLC 270129903.