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SPECIES Clyomys laticeps

Author:Thomas, 1909.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 8, 4: 240.
Common Name:Broad-headed Spiny Rat
Type Locality:Brazil, Santa Catarina, Joinville.
Distribution:Between Minas Gerais and Santa Catarina (E Brazil) in savanna habitats.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc). Common.
Comments:Highly fossorial and colonial. Karyotype has 2n=34 and FN=64 (Yonenaga, 1975).
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Synonyms:

    spinosus (Winge, 1887)

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