Dasyprocta azarae

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Dasyprocta azarae

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Cavioidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Ordo: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Subordo: Cynodontia
Infraordo: Eucynodontia
Cladus: Probainognathia
Cladus: Prozostrodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohort: Theria
Cohort: Eutheria
Cohort: Placentalia
Superordo: Boreoeutheria
Superorder: Euarchontoglires
Ordo: Rodentia
Subordo: Hystricomorpha
Infraordo: Hystricognathi
Infraordo: Caviomorpha
Superfamilia: Cavioidea

Familia: Dasyproctidae
Genus: Dasyprocta
Species: Dasyprocta azarae

Name[edit]

Dasyprocta azarae Lichtenstein, 1823: 3

Holotype: based on Azara’s “l’acouti” (1801: 26).

Lectotype: ZMB MAM 1044, adult indet., mounted skin, with the skull inside. [designated by Garbino & Nogueira (2017: 180)]

Type locality: “E provincia San. Paulo [= São Paulo] Brasil”, restricted to between 49°20’W and 44°11’W, state of São Paulo by Garbino & Nogueira (2017: 181).

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Lichtenstein, M. 1823. Verzeichniss der Doubletten des Zoologischen Museums der Königl. Universität zu Berlin nebst Beschreibung vieler bisber unbekannter Arten von Säugethieren, Vögeln, Amhibien und Fischen. Commission bie T. Trautwein, Berlin, x + 118 pp.
  • Garbino, G.S.T. & Nogueira, M.R. 2017. On the mammals collected by Friedrich Sellow in Brazil and Uruguay (1814–1831), with special reference to the types and their provenance. Zootaxa 4221(2): 172–190. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4221.2.2  Reference page. 

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Azara’s Agouti