Cuniculus paca Linnaeus 1766 (lowland paca)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cuniculidae

Alternative combinations: Agouti paca, Coelogenys paca, Mus paca

Belongs to Cuniculus according to B. RĂ­os-Uzeda et al. 2004

See also Giebel 1883 and International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature 1998

Sister taxon: Cuniculus taczanowskii

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (3 collections), Panama (1), Peru (1), Venezuela (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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