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Lowland Paca
Cuniculus paca (Linnaeus, 1766)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Rodentia - rodents »  family Cuniculidae - pacas

Scientific synonyms

Agouti paca (Linnaeus, 1766)
Coelogenys paca
Mus paca Linnaeus, 1766

Other names

= Agouti
= Common Paca
= Paca

IUCN category:Least Concern

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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Panthera onca (Linnaeus, 1758) - Jaguar

parasite: Echinococcus vogeli Rausch & Bernstein, 1972

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [699]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Cuniculus paca (Linnaeus, 1766)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3] [as Cuniculus paca Linnaeus, 1766]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Agouti paca (Linnaeus, 1766)]

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Explanations

i species introduced to area described by check-list