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Azara's tuco-tuco

Azara's tuco-tuco (Ctenomys azarae) is a species of rodent in the family Ctenomyidae.[2] It is endemic to Argentina. It is named after Spanish naturalist Félix de Azara.

Azara's tuco-tuco
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Ctenomyidae
Genus: Ctenomys
C. azarae
Binomial name
Ctenomys azarae
Thomas, 1903


  1. ^ Bidau, C.; Lessa, E. & Ojeda, R. (2008). "Ctenomys azarae". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T5797A11709632. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T5797A11709632.en. Retrieved 11 January 2018.
  2. ^ Woods, C.A.; Kilpatrick, C.W. (2005). "Infraorder Hystricognathi". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 1561. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.