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Dasyprocta  Illiger, 1811
Taxonomic Serial No.: 584623

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Chloromys Lesson, 1827
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2010   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderRodentia Bowdich, 1821 – esquilo, preá, rato, roedor, rongeurs, rodents  
                                  SuborderHystricomorpha Brandt, 1855  
                                     InfraorderHystricognathi Brandt, 1855 – hystricognath rodents  
                                        FamilyDasyproctidae Bonaparte, 1838  
                                           GenusDasyprocta Illiger, 1811  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Species Dasyprocta azarae Lichtenstein, 1823 – Azara's Agouti 
                                              Species Dasyprocta coibae Thomas, 1902 – Coiban Agouti 
                                              Species Dasyprocta cristata (É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1803) – Crested Agouti 
                                              Species Dasyprocta fuliginosa Wagler, 1832 – Black Agouti 
                                              Species Dasyprocta guamara Ojasti, 1972 – Orinoco Agouti 
                                              Species Dasyprocta kalinowskii Thomas, 1897 – Kalinowski's Agouti 
                                              Species Dasyprocta leporina (Linnaeus, 1758) – Red-rumped Agouti 
                                              Species Dasyprocta mexicana Saussure, 1860 – Mexican Agouti, Guaqueque mexicano 
                                              Species Dasyprocta prymnolopha Wagler, 1831 – Black-rumped Agouti 
                                              Species Dasyprocta punctata Gray, 1842 – Central American Agouti, Guaqueque centroamericano 
                                              Species Dasyprocta ruatanica Thomas, 1901 – Roatán Island Agouti 

  Expert: Charles A. Woods  
  Notes: Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-2035   
  Reference for: Dasyprocta    
  Other Source(s):    
  Reference for:    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): McKenna, Malcolm C., and Susan K. Bell  
  Publication Date: 1997   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Classification of mammals above the species level   
  Page(s): 631   
  Publisher: Columbia University Press   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-231-11012-X   
  Reference for: Dasyprocta   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Dasyprocta   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Woods, Charles A., and C. William Kilpatrick / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Infraorder Hystricognathi Brandt, 1855   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 1538-1600   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Reference for: Dasyprocta   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: Comments: This group is in need of revision, and many of the species are questionable and based on geographic distribution at this time  



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