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SPECIES Echimys semivillosus

Author:I. Geoffroy, 1838.
Citation:Ann. Sci. Nat. Zool. (Paris), ser. 2, 10: 125.
Common Name:Speckled Spiny Tree-rat
Type Locality:Colombia, Bolivar Dept., Cartagena.
Distribution:N Colombia, Venezuela, Margarita Isl.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc). Locally common.
Comments:See Cabrera (1961:542-543). Taxonomy being revised (Emmons, In Press).
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Synonyms:

    carrikeri (J. A. Allen, 1911)
    flavidus (Hollister, 1914)
    punctatus (Thomas, 1899)

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