Rio Negro brush-tailed rat

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Rio Negro brush-tailed rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Echimyidae
Genus: Isothrix
Species: I. negrensis
Binomial name
Isothrix negrensis
Thomas, 1920

The Rio Negro brush-tailed rat, Isothrix negrensis, or dark brush-tailed tree rat, is a spiny rat species from South America. It is found in Brazil.


  1. ^ Patton, J. & Bonvicino, C. (2008). "Isothrix negrensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 5 January 2009.