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Echimys chrysurus Zimmermann 1780 (white-faced Spiny tree-rat)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Echimyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 233844

Alternative combination: Myoxus chrysurus

Synonym: Echimys cristatus Desmarest 1817 (taxon 233864)

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

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

Ecology: scansorial insectivore