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SPECIES Proechimys urichi

Author:J. A. Allen, 1899.
Citation:Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 12: 199.
Common Name:Sucre Spiny-rat
Type Locality:Venezuela, Sucre, Quebrada Seca.
Distribution:N Venezuela.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Placed in trinitatus group by Patton (1987). Formerly included in guyannensis (Reig et al., 1980). Included within guairae by Eisenberg (1989). Karyotype has 2n=62 and FN=88 (Reig and Useche, 1976).
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