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Echimys Cuvier 1809 (spiny tree-rat)

Mammalia - Glires - Echimyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 233839

Synonym: Loncheres Illiger 1811 (taxon 105146)

Parent taxon: Echimyinae according to G. E. Iack-Ximenes et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Callistomys, Makalata, Phyllomys

Subtaxa: Echimys chrysurus, Echimys grandis, Echimys paleaceus, Echimys saturnus, Echimys vieirai

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore