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SPECIES Kerodon rupestris

Author:Wied, 1820.
Citation:Isis, 6: 43.
Common Name:Rock Cavy
Type Locality:Brazil, Bahia, Rio Belmonte. Designated by Moojen (1952) as Rio Grande de Belmonte, Rio Pardo, Rio San Francisco; but see Cabrera (1961:580).
Distribution:E Brazil.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Karyotype has 2n=52 and FN=92 (Maia, 1984).
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Synonyms:

    moco Lesson, 1827
    sciurens Geoffroy St. Hilaire, 1826

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