Coyhaique tuco-tuco

The Coyhaique tuco-tuco (Ctenomys coyhaiquensis) is a species of rodent in the family Ctenomyidae.[2] It is endemic to southern Chile. The name comes from the Chilean province and municipality of Coyhaique.

Coyhaique tuco-tuco
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Ctenomyidae
Genus: Ctenomys
C. coyhaiquensis
Binomial name
Ctenomys coyhaiquensis
Kelt & Gallardo, 1994


  1. ^ Ojeda, R. (2019). "Ctenomys coyhaiquensis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2019: e.T136295A22196080. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2019-1.RLTS.T136295A22196080.en. Retrieved 24 November 2019.
  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. 1562. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.