Rio Negro brush-tailed rat

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The Rio Negro brush-tailed rat or dark brush-tailed tree rat (Isothrix negrensis), is a spiny rat species from South America. It is found in Brazil.

Rio Negro brush-tailed rat
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Echimyidae
Subfamily: Echimyinae
Tribe: Echimyini
Genus: Isothrix
I. negrensis
Binomial name
Isothrix negrensis
Thomas, 1920


  1. ^ Patton, J. & Bonvicino, C. (2008). "Isothrix negrensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2008. Retrieved 5 January 2009.