Scaglia's tuco-tuco

Scaglia's tuco-tuco (Ctenomys scagliai) is a species of rodent in the family Ctenomyidae.[2] It is endemic to a locality in Tucumán Province, northern Argentina. The species is named after Argentine naturalist Galileo Juan Scaglia (1915–1989).[3] Its karyotype has 2n = 36 and FN = 64.[2]

Scaglia's tuco-tuco
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Ctenomyidae
Genus: Ctenomys
C. scagliai
Binomial name
Ctenomys scagliai
Contreras, 1999


  1. ^ Ojeda, R. (2019). "Ctenomys scagliai". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2019: e.T136568A22196158. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2019-1.RLTS.T136568A22196158.en. Retrieved 24 November 2019.
  2. ^ a b 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. 1569. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.
  3. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael; Grayson, Michael (2009-09-28). The Eponym Dictionary of Mammals. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 360. ISBN 978-0-8018-9304-9. OCLC 270129903.