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Echimys vieirai Iack-Ximenes et al. 2005 (Viera's spiny tree-rat)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Echimyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 233849

Full reference: G. E. Iack-Ximenes, M. de Vivo, and A. R. Percequillo. 2005. A new species of Echimys Cuvier, 1809 (Rodentia, Echimyidae) from Brazil. Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia 45(5):51-60

Belongs to Echimys according to G. E. Iack-Ximenes et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Echimys chrysurus, Echimys grandis, Echimys paleaceus, Echimys saturnus

Type specimen: MZUSP 26650

Ecology: scansorial insectivore