Silky tuco-tuco

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Silky tuco-tuco
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Ctenomyidae
Genus: Ctenomys
Species: C. sericeus
Binomial name
Ctenomys sericeus
J. A. Allen, 1903

The silky tuco-tuco (Ctenomys sericeus) is a species of rodent in the family Ctenomyidae. It is endemic to Argentina.


  1. ^ Bidau, C.; Lessa, E. & Ojeda, R. (2008). "Ctenomys sericeus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 5 January 2009.