Mesocapromys

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Mesocapromys
Mesocapromys angelcabrerai.jpg
Mesocapromys angelcabrerai
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Capromyidae
Subfamily: Capromyinae
Genus: Mesocapromys
Varona, 1970
Species

Mesocapromys angelcabrerai
Mesocapromys auritus
Mesocapromys nanus
Mesocapromys sanfelipensis

Synonyms

Paracapromys Kratochvíl, Rodriguez, & Barus, 1978
Pygmaeocapromys Varona, 1979
Stenocapromys Varona & Arrendondo, 1979

Mesocapromys is a genus of rodent in the family Capromyidae. The genus is restricted to Cuba and associated islands.

It contains the following species:

References[edit]

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  1. ^ 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. 1538–1600. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.