Long-tailed porcupine

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The long-tailed porcupine (Trichys fasciculata) is a species of rodent in the family Hystricidae. It is monotypic within the genus Trichys,[2] and is found in Brunei, Indonesia, and Malaysia.[3]

Long-tailed porcupine
Temporal range: Middle Pleistocene - Recent
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Hystricidae
Genus: Trichys
Günther, 1877
T. fasciculata
Binomial name
Trichys fasciculata
(Shaw, 1801)


  1. ^ Aplin, K. & Lunde, D. (2008). "Trichys fasciculata". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008. Retrieved 5 January 2009.
  2. ^ "Trichys Günther, 1877". Integrated Taxonomic Information System.
  3. ^ Woods, C. A. and C. W. Kilpatrick. 2005. Hystricognathi. Pp 1538-1600 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference 3rd ed. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Smithsonian Institution Press of the, Washington D.C.