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species

Rock Cavy
Kerodon rupestris (Wied-Neuwied, 1820)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Rodentia - rodents »  family Caviidae - Cavies and Maras »  genus Kerodon - Rock Cavies

Scientific synonyms

Cavia rupestris

Other names

= Moco

Least Concern

Images


juvenile animal

Kerodon rupestris - Rock Cavy

Author: Klaus Rudloff

skull

Kerodon rupestris - Rock Cavy

Author: Pavel Zuber

Kerodon rupestris - Rock Cavy

Author: Pavel Zuber

Kerodon rupestris - Rock Cavy

Author: Pavel Zuber

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Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [10988]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Kerodon rupestris F. Cuvier, 1825]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
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 Kerodon rupestris Wied, 1820]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Kerodon rupestris (Wied, 1820)]

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