Myoprocta acouchy (Erxleben, 1777)

Pierre, Meshach A., Ignacio, Leroy & Paemelaere, Evi A. D., 2020, Large- and medium-bodied terrestrial mammals of the Upper Berbice region of Guyana, Check List 16 (5), pp. 1229-1237: 1233

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.15560/16.5.1229

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03BB87F5-FFB5-FFCC-264D-FA6572C64381

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Myoprocta acouchy (Erxleben, 1777)
status

 

Myoprocta acouchy (Erxleben, 1777)  

Figure 4F

New record. GUYANA • East Berbice-Corentyne Re- gion (6); 04°06.86′N, 058°11.38′W; 21 Oct. 2014; cam- era trap photo GoogleMaps   .

Identification. Identified by its dark rump, the presence of a short tail, and its overall smaller size relative to Red- Rumped Agouti ( Emmons and Feer 1997).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Mammalia

Order

Rodentia

Family

Dasyproctidae

Genus

Myoprocta