Coendou prehensilis Linnaeus 1758 (prehensile-tailed porcupine)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Erethizontidae

Alternative combinations: Cercolabes prehensilis, Hystrix prehensilis

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Coendou according to O. Thomas 1911

See also Giebel 1883 and Linnaeus 1758

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: arboreal herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (2 collections), Peru (1), Venezuela (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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