Vipos tuco-tuco

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Vipos tuco-tuco
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Ctenomyidae
Genus: Ctenomys
Species: 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. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 19 March 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. 1570. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.