Mouse-tailed Atlantic spiny rat

The mouse-tailed Atlantic spiny-rat (Trinomys myosuros) is a spiny rat species from South America. It is found in Brazil.

Mouse-tailed Atlantic spiny-rat
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Echimyidae
Subfamily: Euryzygomatomyinae
Genus: Trinomys
T. myosuros
Binomial name
Trinomys myosuros
(Lichtenstein, 1830)
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Proechimys myosuros


  1. ^ Brito, D.; Leite, Y. & Patterson, B. (2008). "Trinomys myosuros". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2008. Retrieved 6 January 2009.