Elias' Atlantic spiny rat

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Elias' Atlantic spiny-rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Echimyidae
Genus: Trinomys
Species: T. eliasi
Binomial name
Trinomys eliasi
Pessoa and dos Reis (1993)
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Elias' Atlantic spiny-rat, Trinomys eliasi, or the Rio de Janeiro spiny rat, is a spiny rat species from South America. It is found in Brazil.


  1. ^ Brito, D.; Leite, Y. & Patterson, B. (2008). "Trinomys eliasi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 6 January 2009. 
  • Infonatura
  • Woods, C. A. and C. W. Kilpatrick. 2005. Hystricognathi. Pp 1538–1600 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference 3rd ed. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C.