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Black-tailed Hairy Dwarf Porcupine
SphiMel2
Information
Range Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname and Venezuela.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Rodentia
Family Erethizontidae
Genus Sphiggurus
Species Sphiggurus melanurus
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Black-tailed hairy dwarf porcupine (Sphiggurus melanurus), is a species of New World porcupine in the family Erethizontidae. It is found in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname and Venezuela.

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