Isla De La Juventud Tree Hutia

Isla De La Juventud Tree Hutia
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Capromyidae
Genus: Mysateles
Species: M. meridionalis
Binomial name
Mysateles meridionalis
(Varona, 1986)

The Isla De La Juventud Tree Hutia or Southern Hutia (Mysateles meridionalis) is a species of rodent in the Capromyidae family. It is endemic to lowland moist forests on Cuba's Isla de la Juventud. It is threatened by habitat loss.

References

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



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