Reddish tuco-tuco

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Reddish tuco-tuco
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Synapsida
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Ctenomyidae
Genus: Ctenomys
Species: C. frater
Binomial name
Ctenomys frater
Thomas, 1902

C. f. frater Thomas, 1902
C. f. mordosus (Thomas, 1926)

The reddish tuco-tuco (Ctenomys frater) is a species of rodent in the family Ctenomyidae.[2] It is found in Bolivia. Its conservation status was accessed as "Least Concern" by the IUCN in 1996.[1]


  1. ^ a b Dunnum, J.; Bernal, N. & Vivar, E. (2008). "Ctenomys frater". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 5 January 2009. 
  2. ^ 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. pp. 1538–1600. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.