Chapman's Prehensile-tailed Hutia

Chapman's Prehensile-tailed Hutia
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Capromyidae
Genus: Mysateles
Species: M. gundlachi
Binomial name
Mysateles gundlachi
(Chapman, 1901)

The Chapman's Prehensile-tailed Hutia or Gundlach's Hutia (Mysateles gundlachi) is a species of rodent in the Capromyidae family. It is endemic to lowland moist forests on the island of Cuba. It is threatened by habitat loss.

References

  1. ^ Soy, J. & Silva, G. (2008). Mysateles gundlachi. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 6 January 2009.



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