Coendou Lacépède 1799 (prehensile-tailed porcupine)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Erethizontidae

Parent taxon: Erethizontidae according to B. Kurten and E. Anderson 1980

See also McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Branisamyopsis, Cholamys, Eopululo, Erethizon, Erethizontinae, Hyposteiromys, Hypsosteiromys, Microsteiromys, Neosteiromys, Palaeosteiromys, Paradoxomys, Parasteiromys, Protosteiromys, Sphiggurus

Subtaxa: Coendou prehensilis

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Ecology: arboreal herbivore

Distribution:

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

Total: 7 collections including 8 occurrences

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