Echimys Cuvier 1809 (spiny tree-rat)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Echimyidae

Synonym: Loncheres Illiger 1811

Parent taxon: Echimyinae according to G. E. Iack-Ximenes et al. 2005

See also Patterson and Pascual 1968

Sister taxa: Callistomys, Diplomys, Isothrix, Makalata, Phyllomys

Subtaxa: Echimys chrysurus Echimys grandis Echimys paleaceus Echimys saturnus Echimys vieirai

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Ecology: scansorial herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Venezuela (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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