Pará spiny tree-rat

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Pará spiny tree rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Echimyidae
Genus: Mesomys
Species: M. stimulax
Binomial name
Mesomys stimulax
Thomas, 1911

The Pará spiny tree rat, Mesomys stimulax, or Surinam spiny tree rat, is a spiny rat species from South America. It is found in Brazil.


  1. ^ Patton, J.; Percequillo, A. & Catzeflis, F. (2008). "Mesomys stimulax". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 6 January 2009.