Steinbach's tuco-tuco

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Steinbach's tuco-tuco
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Ctenomyidae
Genus: Ctenomys
Species: C. steinbachi
Binomial name
Ctenomys steinbachi
Thomas, 1907

Steinbach's tuco-tuco (Ctenomys steinbachi) is a species of rodent in the family Ctenomyidae.[2] It is endemic to Bolivia. The species is named after zoological collector Dr. José Steinbach (1856–1929).[3]


  1. ^ Dunnum, J. & Bernal, N. (2008). "Ctenomys steinbachi". 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. p. 1569. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  3. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael; Grayson, Michael (2009-09-28). The Eponym Dictionary of Mammals. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 392. ISBN 978-0-8018-9304-9. OCLC 270129903.