Paraguayan punaré

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Paraguayan punaré
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Echimyidae
Genus: Thrichomys
Species: T. pachyurus
Binomial name
Thrichomys pachyurus
(Wagner, 1845)
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The Paraguayan punaré, Thrichomys pachyurus, is a caviomorph rodent of South America from the spiny rat family.[2] It is found in savannas and forest edges in southwestern Brazil and northern Paraguay within the cerrado ecoregion.[1] The species tolerates a degree of habitat disturbance, and is considered abundant throughout its range.[1] Its karyotype has 2n = 34 and FN = 64.[2]


  1. ^ a b c Lacher, T. (2016). "Thrichomys pachyurus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T136245A22206322. Retrieved 10 November 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Woods, C.A.; Kilpatrick, C.W. (2005). "Infraorder Hystricognathi". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 1589. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.