Long-tailed spiny rat

Long-tailed spiny rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Hystricognathi
Family : Echimyidae
Subfamily : Eumysopinae
Species : Proechimys longicaudatus

 

The Long-tailed spiny rat 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

Namings for the longtailed spiny rat
A young / baby of a longtailed spiny rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A longtailed spiny rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Countries
Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay and Peru

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