Neacomys paracou

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Neacomys paracou
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Sigmodontinae
Genus: Neacomys
N. paracou
Binomial name
Neacomys paracou
Voss et al., 2001

Neacomys paracou, also known as the Paracou neacomys[2] or Paracou bristly mouse,[3] is a rodent species from South America in the genus Neacomys. It is found in northern Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname and southeastern Venezuela.[1]


  1. ^ a b Catzeflis et al., 2017
  2. ^ Musser and Carleton, 2005
  3. ^ Duff and Lawson, 2004
  • Catzeflis, F.; Patton, J.; Percequillo, A. (2017). "Neacomys paracou". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2017: e.T136352A22353008. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-2.RLTS.T136352A22353008.en. Retrieved 14 November 2017.CS1 maint: Uses authors parameter (link)
  • Duff, A. and Lawson, A. 2004. Mammals of the World: A checklist. New Haven: A & C Black. ISBN 0-7136-6021-X.
  • Musser, G.G.; Carleton, M.D. (2005). "Superfamily Muroidea". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 1128. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.