Mesomys

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Mesomys
Temporal range: Recent
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Mesomys hispidus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Echimyidae
Subfamily: Eumysopinae
Genus: Mesomys
Wagner, 1845
Species

Mesomys hispidus
Mesomys leniceps
Mesomys occultus
Mesomys stimulax

Mesomys is a genus of South American spiny rats in the family Echimyidae.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Woods, C.A.; Kilpatrick, C.W. (2005). "Genus Mesomys". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 1583–1584. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.