Collared tuco-tuco

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Collared tuco-tuco
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Ctenomyidae
Genus: Ctenomys
Species: C. torquatus
Binomial name
Ctenomys torquatus
Lichtenstein, 1830

The collared tuco-tuco, Ctenomys torquatus, is a tuco-tuco species from South America. It is found in Brazil and Uruguay.


  1. ^ Lessa, E. & Bidau, C. (2008). Ctenomys torquatus. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 5 January 2009.