Cuniculus paca (Linnaeus, 1766)

Pereira, Alan Deivid, Bazilio, Sergio & Orsi, Mário Luís, 2018, Checklist of medium-sized to large mammals of Campos Gerais National Park, Paraná, Brazil, Check List 14 (5), pp. 785-799: 796

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.15560/14.5.785

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5477160

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/79763466-FFD2-FF88-C622-FBB5FC81FA37

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Cuniculus paca (Linnaeus, 1766)
status

 

Cuniculus paca (Linnaeus, 1766)  

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Records. First record was in July 12, 2013, camera trap 5 (25°07.27ʹ S, 049°56.49ʹ W) and subsequently in the monitoring sites (camera traps 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18 and 19, see Fig. 1 for coordinates).

Identification. Cuniculus paca   is a medium-sized rodent. Identification of the species was based on the pattern of the coat, ranging between brownish-red and dark brown, with a pattern of whitish rounded spots in longitudinal lines.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Mammalia

Order

Rodentia

Family

Cuniculidae

Genus

Cuniculus