Hairy Atlantic spiny rat

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Hairy Atlantic spiny rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Echimyidae
Genus: Trinomys
Species: T. setosus
Binomial name
Trinomys setosus
(Desmarest, 1817)

T. s. denigratus (Moojen, 1948)
T. s. elegans (Lund, 1841)
T. s. setosus (Desmarest, 1817)

Trinomys setosus distribution (colored).png

Proechimys setosus

The hairy Atlantic spiny rat, Trinomys setosus, is a spiny rat species from South America. It is endemic to Brazil.


  1. ^ Catzeflis, F.; Patton, J.; Percequillo, A.; Bonvicino, C. & Weksler, M. (2008). "Trinomys setosus". 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.