Mesocapromys auritus

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Octodontoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
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
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohort: Theria
Cohort: Eutheria
Cohort: Placentalia
Cladus: Boreoeutheria
Superordo: Euarchontoglires
Ordo: Rodentia
Subordo: Hystricomorpha
Infraordo: Hystricognathi
Infraordo: Caviomorpha
Superfamilia: Octodontoidea

Familia: Capromyidae
Subfamilia: Capromyinae
Genus: Mesocapromys
Species: Mesocapromys auritus

Name[edit]

Mesocapromys auritus (Varona, 1970)

  • Holotype: CZACC 1.189 (formerly IB 6501), adult ♂, skin, skull and mandibule, collected by researchers of Instituto de Biología in May 1969.
  • Type locality: “zona de los canales en la parte central de Cayo Fragoso”, Villa Clara Province, Cuba.

Combinations[edit]

  • Capromys (Mesocapromys) auritus Varona, 1970: 1,8 [original combination]
  • Mesocapromys (Mesocapromys) auritus: Kratochvíl, Rodríguez & Baruš, 1978 [subsequent combination]

Native distribution areas[edit]

  • Cuba (Villa Clara: Archipiélago de Sabana-Camagüey: Cayo Fragoso)

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Eared Hutia
español: Jutía rata