Orange-brown Atlantic tree-rat

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Orange-brown Atlantic Tree-rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Echimyidae
Genus: Phyllomys
Species: P. brasiliensis
Binomial name
Phyllomys brasiliensis
Lund, 1840

Echimys brasiliensis Lund, 1840

The Orange-brown Atlantic Tree-rat, Phyllomys brasiliensis, or Red-nosed Tree Rat, is a spiny rat species from South America. It is found in Brazil.


  1. ^ Leite, Y. & Patterson, B. (2008). "Phyllomys brasiliensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 6 January 2009.