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Central American Agouti
Dasyprocta punctata Gray, 1842

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Rodentia - rodents »  family Dasyproctidae - agoutis and acuchis »  genus Dasyprocta - agoutis

Least Concern

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juvenile animal

Dasyprocta punctata yucatanica - Central American Agouti

Dasyprocta punctata yucatanica - Central American Agouti

Author: Ronny Graf

Included taxa

Number of records: 19

subspecies Dasyprocta punctata bellula Kellogg, 1946
subspecies Dasyprocta punctata boliviae Thomas, 1917
subspecies Dasyprocta punctata callida Bang, 1901
subspecies Dasyprocta punctata chiapensis Goldman, 1913
subspecies Dasyprocta punctata chocoensis Allen, 1915
subspecies Dasyprocta punctata columbiana Bangs, 1898
subspecies Dasyprocta punctata dariensis Goldman, 1913
subspecies Dasyprocta punctata isthmica Alston, 1876
subspecies Dasyprocta punctata nuchalis Goldman, 1917
subspecies Dasyprocta punctata pallidiventris Bole, 1937
subspecies Dasyprocta punctata pandora Thomas, 1917
subspecies Dasyprocta punctata punctata Gray, 1842

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subspecies Dasyprocta punctata richmondi Goldman, 1917
subspecies Dasyprocta punctata underwoodi Goldman, 1931
subspecies Dasyprocta punctata urucuma Allen, 1915
subspecies Dasyprocta punctata variegata Tschudi, 1845 - Brown Agouti

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subspecies Dasyprocta punctata yucatanica Goldman, 1913

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subspecies Dasyprocta punctata yungarum Thomas, 1910
subspecies Dasyprocta punctata zamorae Allen, 1915

Links and literature

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 Dasyprocta punctata Gray, 1842]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Dasyprocta punctata Gray, 1842]

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Explanations

i species introduced to area described by check-list