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Peruvian tuco-tuco

The Peruvian tuco-tuco (Ctenomys peruanus) is a species of rodent in the family Ctenomyidae. It is endemic to Peru.

Peruvian tuco-tuco
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Ctenomyidae
Genus: Ctenomys
C. peruanus
Binomial name
Ctenomys peruanus
Sanborn & Pearson, 1947


  1. ^ Zeballos, H. & Vivar, E. (2008). "Ctenomys peruanus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 5 January 2009.