Cuniculus paca (Linnaeus, 1766)

Costa, Ana Raíssa Cunha, Passamani, Marcelo & da Cunha, Rogério Grassetto Teixeira, 2019, Survey of medium-sized and large mammals in semideciduous Atlantic Forest patches near Alfenas, southern Minas Gerais, Brazil, Check List 15 (1), pp. 209-218: 213

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.15560/15.1.209

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Cuniculus paca (Linnaeus, 1766)
status

 

Cuniculus paca (Linnaeus, 1766)  

Figure 3F

Material examined. Table 1.

Identification. The Spotted Paca is the only mediumsized rodent in the region. It has a small tail, and short, homogeneous fur that is usually brown, with a pattern of white spots arranged in longitudinal rows.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Mammalia

Order

Rodentia

Family

Cuniculidae

Genus

Cuniculus