Mesocapromys nanus

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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
Infraordo: Eucynodontia
Cladus: Probainognathia
Cladus: Prozostrodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohort: Theria
Cohort: Eutheria
Cohort: Placentalia
Superordo: Boreoeutheria
Superordo: Euarchontoglires
Ordo: Rodentia
Subordo: Hystricomorpha
Infraordo: Hystricognathi
Infraordo: Caviomorpha
Superfamilia: Octodontoidea

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

Name[edit]

Mesocapromys nanus (G.M. Allen, 1917)

  • Holotype: MCZ 9864, right lower mandible, collected by Thomas Barbour.
  • Type locality: “cave deposit in the Sierra de Hato Nuevo, Province of Matanzas, Cuba”.

Combinations[edit]

  • Capromys nana Allen, 1917: 54 [original combination]
  • Capromys (Pygmaeocapromys) nana: Varona, 1979: 5 [subsequent combination]
  • Mesocapromys (Paracapromys) nanus: Kratochvil, Rodríguez & Baruš, 1978: 15 [subsequent combination]

Native distribution areas[edit]

  • Cuba (Matanzas Province)

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Dwarf Hutia
español: Jutía enana