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SPECIES Euryzygomatomys spinosus

Author:G. Fischer, 1814.
Citation:Zoognosia, 3: 105.
Common Name:Guiara
Type Locality:Paraguay, Cordillera, Atira.
Distribution:S and E Brazil, NE Argentina, Paraguay.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Use of the names derived from Fischer (1814) is provisional pending clarification of the availability of the work. Should Fischer (1814) become unavailable, the name would be rufa Lichtenstein, 1820 (Adhandl. Preuss. Akad, Wiss., 1818-1819 [1820], p. 192). Karyotype has 2n=46 and FN=88 (Yonenaga, 1975).
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Synonyms:

    brachyura (Rengger, 1830)
    catellus Thomas, 1916
    guiara (Brandt, 1835)
    rufa (Lichtenstein, 1820)

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