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Proechimys guyannensis  (É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1803)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 825368

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Proechimys cayennensis (Desmarest, 1817)
    Proechimys warreni Thomas, 1905
  Common Name(s): Guyenne Spiny-rat [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 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  
                                        FamilyEchimyidae Gray, 1825  
                                           SubfamilyEumysopinae Rusconi, 1935  
                                              GenusProechimys J. A. Allen, 1899  
                                                 SpeciesProechimys guyannensis (É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1803) – Guyenne Spiny-rat  
    Direct Children:  
                                                    Subspecies Proechimys guyannensis arabupu Moojen, 1948  
                                                    Subspecies Proechimys guyannensis arescens Osgood, 1944  
                                                    Subspecies Proechimys guyannensis cherriei Thomas, 1899  
                                                    Subspecies Proechimys guyannensis guyannensis (É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1803)  
                                                    Subspecies Proechimys guyannensis riparum Moojen, 1948  
                                                    Subspecies Proechimys guyannensis vacillator Thomas, 1903  

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  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: Proechimys guyannensis, Guyenne Spiny-rat [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: South America  



  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (lc) as P. warreni  
    Comments: Hershkovitz (1948a) resurrected guyannensis E. Geoffroy, 1803 for this species as this name antedates cayennensis. Patton (1987) included cherriei, roberti, vacillator, oris, warreni, boimensis, arescens, riparum, and arabupu, but suggested that taxa from south of the Amazon were likely a different species from those to the north. Weksler et al. (2001) confirmed this opinion on morphological, karyotypic, and molecular grounds, and showed that P. roberti was the best name to apply to that sp...  



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