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InfoNatura Species Index:  1 - 50 of 88 records in family Echimyidae of order Rodentia.
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  (Heritage ID)   Scientific Name Status National Occurrence in Latin American and the Caribbean
  Common Name Heritage IUCN CITES
Mammalia, Rodentia, Echimyidae
2.642357 Callistomys pictus
   Painted Tree Rat
G1 NT    Countries: BR
2.642339 Carterodon sulcidens
   Owl's Spiny Rat
G3 NT    Countries: BR
2.642341 Clyomys bishopi
   Bishop's Fossorial Spiny Rat
GNR VU    Countries: BR
2.642340 Clyomys laticeps
   Brown-headed Spiny Rat
G4      Countries: BR, PY
2.642342 Dactylomys boliviensis
   Bolivian Bamboo Rat
G3      Countries: BO, BR, PE
2.642343 Dactylomys dactylinus
   Amazon Bamboo Rat
G4      Countries: BO, BR, CO, EC, PE
2.642344 Dactylomys peruanus
   Peruvian Bamboo Rat
G3 DD    Countries: BO, PE
2.642345 Diplomys caniceps
   A Rufous Tree Rat
G3 NT    Countries: CO, EC
2.642346 Diplomys labilis
   Rufous Tree Rat
G3      Countries: CO, EC, PA
2.642347 Diplomys rufodorsalis
   Red-crested Tree Rat
G3 VU    Countries: CO
2.642350 Echimys chrysurus
   White-faced Tree Rat
G3G4 VU    Countries: BR, GF, GY, SR
2.642352 Echimys grandis
   Giant Tree Rat
G3      Countries: BR
2.642359 Echimys rhipidurus
   Peruvian Tree Rat
GNR DD    Countries: PE
2.642355 Echimys saturnus
   Dark Tree Rat
G2G3      Countries: EC, PE
2.642356 Echimys semivillosus
   Speckled Tree Rat
G3      Countries: CO, VE
2.641181 Euryzygomatomys guiara
   A Rodent
GNR      Countries: BR
2.642361 Euryzygomatomys spinosus
G3G4      Countries: AR, BR, PY
2.642362 Hoplomys gymnurus
   Armored Rat
G5      Countries: CO, CR, EC, HN, NI, PA
2.778041 Isothrix bistriata
   Yellow-crowned Brush-tailed Rat
G4 NT    Countries: BO, BR, CO, EC, PE, VE
2.778048 Isothrix negrensis
   A Brush-tailed Tree Rat
GNR      Countries: BR
2.642365 Isothrix pagurus
   Plain Brush-tailed Rat
G4 NT    Countries: BR
2.642364 Isothrix sinnamariensis
   A Brush-tailed Tree Rat
G2G3      Countries: GF, GY
2.642366 Kannabateomys amblyonyx
   Southern Bamboo Rat
G3      Countries: AR, BR, PY
2.642367 Lonchothrix emiliae
   Tuft-tailed Spiny Tree Rat
G4      Countries: BR
2.642368 Makalata didelphoides
   Red-nosed Tree Rat
G5 DD    Countries: BO, CO, EC, GF, GY, SR, TT, VE
2.642353 Makalata macrura
   Long-tailed Tree Rat
GU      Countries: BR
2.641089 Makalata occasius
   Bare-tailed Tree Rat
G1G2 CR    Countries: EC, PE
2.642369 Mesomys hispidus
   Spiny Tree Rat
G5      Countries: BO, BR, CO, EC, GF, GY, PE, SR, VE
2.642371 Mesomys leniceps
   Woolly-headed Spiny Tree Rat
GNR      Countries: PE
2.642372 Mesomys occultus
   Furtive Spiny Tree Rat
G2G3      Countries: BR
2.642370 Mesomys stimulax
   Surinam Spiny Tree Rat
GU      Countries: BR
2.642410 Olallamys albicauda
   A Conocono
G4 NT    Countries: CO
2.642411 Olallamys edax
   A Conocono
G4 NT    Countries: CO, VE
2.778100 Phyllomys blainvilii
   Golden Atlantic Tree Rat
G3 NT    Countries: BR
2.642349 Phyllomys brasiliensis
   Red-nosed Tree Rat
G3      Countries: BR
2.642351 Phyllomys dasythrix
   Drab Atlantic Tree Rat
GU      Countries: BR
2.784113 Phyllomys kerri
   An Atlantic Tree Rat
GNR      Countries: BR
2.642360 Phyllomys lamarum
   Palid Atlantic Tree Rat
GNR      Countries: BR
2.784112 Phyllomys lundi
   An Atlantic Tree Rat
GNR      Countries: BR
2.784090 Phyllomys mantiqueirensis
   An Atlantic Tree Rat
GNR      Countries: BR
2.778102 Phyllomys medius
   An Atlantic Tree Rat
GNR      Countries: BR
2.642354 Phyllomys nigrispinus
   Black-spined Atlantic Tree Rat
G2G3      Countries: BR
2.784092 Phyllomys pattoni
   Rusty-sided Atlantic Tree Rat
GNR      Countries: BR
2.642358 Phyllomys thomasi
   Giant Atlantic Tree Rat
GNR VU    Countries: BR
2.784091 Phyllomys unicolor
   An Atlantic Tree Rat
GNR      Countries: BR
2.642374 Proechimys amphichoricus
   Venezuelan Spiny Rat
G5      Countries: BR, VE
2.642408 Proechimys bolivianus
   Bolivian Spiny Rat
GNR      Countries: BO
2.642375 Proechimys brevicauda
   Huallaga Spiny Rat
G5      Countries: BO, BR, CO, PE
2.642376 Proechimys canicollis
   Colombian Spiny Rat
G4      Countries: CO, VE
2.642381 Proechimys cayennensis
   Cayenne Spiny Rat
G5      Countries: BR, CO, GF, GY, SR, VE
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