Pacific spiny rat

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Pacific spiny rat
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Echimyidae
Genus: Proechimys
Species: P. decumanus
Binomial name
Proechimys decumanus
(Thomas, 1899)

The Pacific spiny rat (Proechimys decumanus) is a species of rodent in the family Echimyidae. It is found in Ecuador and Peru.


  1. ^ Boada, C. & Tirira, D. (2008). "Proechimys decumanus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 6 January 2009.