The silky tuco-tuco (Ctenomys sericeus) is a species of rodent in the family Ctenomyidae. It is endemic to Argentina.

Silky tuco-tuco
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Ctenomyidae
Genus: Ctenomys
C. sericeus
Binomial name
Ctenomys sericeus


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