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Dasyprocta leporina Linnaeus 1758 (red-rumped agouti)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Dasyproctidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 233629

Alternative combination: Mus leporinus

Synonyms: Dasyprocta aguti Linnaeus 1766 (no. 233835), Mus aguti Linnaeus 1766 (no. 233834)

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 Dasyprocta according to R. L. Rausch et al. 1984

Sister taxon: Dasyprocta punctata

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): scapula 60.0 x 33.0