Vipos tuco-tuco

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Vipos tuco-tuco
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Ctenomyidae
Genus: Ctenomys
C. viperinus
Binomial name
Ctenomys viperinus
Thomas, 1926

The Vipos tuco-tuco (Ctenomys viperinus) is a species of rodent in the family Ctenomyidae.[2] It is endemic to northern Tucumán Province in northern Argentina. The common name is a reference to the city of Vipos in the area.


  1. ^ Bidau, C.; Lessa, E. & Ojeda, R. (2008). "Ctenomys viperinus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T136758A4336124. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T136758A4336124.en. Retrieved 13 January 2018.
  2. ^ Woods, C.A.; Kilpatrick, C.W. (2005). "Infraorder Hystricognathi". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 1570. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.