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Kerodon acrobata

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Theria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Ordo: Rodentia
Suborder: Hystricomorpha
Infraorder: Hystricognathi
Infraordo: Caviomorpha
Familia: Caviidae
Subfamilia: Caviinae
Genus: Kerodon
Species: Kerodon acrobata

Name

Kerodon acrobata Moojen, 1997

Vernacular names
English: Acrobatic cavy
Português: Mocó-de-Goiás

The Acrobatic Cavy, Kerodon acrobata, is a cavy species from South America. It is native to Brazil, and can be found in the Amazon rainforest..
References

^ Langguth, A. & Reis, M. (2008). Kerodon acrobata. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 5 January 2009.

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