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SPECIES Proechimys hoplomyoides

Author:Tate, 1939.
Citation:Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 76: 179.
Common Name:Guyanan Spiny-rat
Type Locality:Venezuela, Bolivar Prov., Mt. Roraima (2,000 m).
Distribution:SE Venezuela, adjacent Guyana and Brazil.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Erroneously considered a subspecies of Hoplomys gymnurus by Cabrera (1961). Placed in the trinitatus group by Patton (1987).
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