Ferreira's spiny tree rat

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Ferreira's Spiny Tree-rat
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Echimyidae
Genus: Mesomys
Species: M. hispidus
Binomial name
Mesomys hispidus
Desmarest, 1817

Ferreira's spiny tree-rat, Mesomys hispidus, is a spiny rat species from South America. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guyana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Catzeflis, F.; Patton, J.; Percequillo, A.; Bonvicino, C. & Weksler, M. (2008). "Mesomys hispidus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 6 January 2009.