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Prehensile tailed hutia

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Rodentia
Genus  Mysateles
Higher classification  Mysateles
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Capromyidae
Scientific name  Mysateles prehensilis
Rank  Species
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Similar  Mysateles, Black‑tailed Hutia, Cabrera's hutia, Mesocapromys, Dwarf hutia

The prehensile-tailed hutia (Mysateles prehensilis) is a species of rodent in the family Capromyidae. It is an arboreal foliovore. Its karyotype has 2n = 34 and FN = 54-56.

It is an IUCN Red List Near threatened species — endemic to Cuba.

References

Prehensile-tailed hutia Wikipedia


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