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Coendou prehensilis Linnaeus 1758 (prehensile-tailed porcupine)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Erethizontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 233581

Alternative combinations: Cercolabes prehensilis, Hystrix prehensilis

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Coendou according to O. Thomas 1911

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): scapula 50.0 x 42.0