Speckled spiny tree-rat

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Speckled spiny tree-rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Echimyidae
Genus: Pattonomys
Species: P. semivillosus
Binomial name
Pattonomys semivillosus
(I. Geoffroy, 1838)

Echimys semivillosus (I. Geoffroy, 1838)
Pattonomys carrikeri (J. A. Allen, 1911)
Pattonomys flavidus (Hollister, 1914)
Pattonomys punctatus (Thomas, 1899)

The speckled spiny tree-rat (Pattonomys semivillosus) is a species of rodent in the family Echimyidae. It is found in northern Colombia and Venezuela. It can be found in gallery forest and dry forest.[1] Its diet includes fruit and seeds.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Aguillera, M.; Gómez-Laverde, M. & Delgado, C. (2008). "Pattonomys semivillosus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 6 January 2009.