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Author: Marco Subiabre (photographer)
Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Hystricognathi
Family : Octodontidae
Species : Spalacopus cyanus
The Coruro is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Facts about the coruro
For example, the octodontid cururo (Spalacopus cyanus) is a highly fossorial species that lives in groups of 6-15 individuals (including adults and young from several generations) that share a burrow system (Ebensperger 1998; Reig 1970; Torres-Mura 1990).
The acoustic properties of calls are suitable for transmission above and underground providing thus further indirect evidence that coruros are not strictly confined to underground way of life.
The difference lies in the fact that tuco-tucos have very low gene flow, so they can speciate rapidly, while coruros are genetically homogeneous.
vicenz calci, calcio cloruro, cacio coruro is the same as giocatorialmanacco calcio of alanacco calio B calcio serie brindisi calcio.More animals beginning with C