Famatina tuco-tuco

The Famatina tuco-tuco (Ctenomys famosus) is a species of rodent in the family Ctenomyidae.[2] It is endemic to northern Argentina. The common name of the species comes from the municipality, department and mountain range of the same name at the type locality.

Famatina tuco-tuco
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Ctenomyidae
Genus: Ctenomys
C. famosus
Binomial name
Ctenomys famosus
Thomas, 1920


  1. ^ Bidau, C.J. (2019). "Ctenomys famosus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2019: e.T136588A22197042. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2019-1.RLTS.T136588A22197042.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. 1563. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.