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Hispaniolan Edible Rat
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Information
Common Name mohuy
Range Dominican Republic and Haiti
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Rodentia
Family Echimyidae
Genus Brotomys
Species B. voratus
Conservation Status
EXSpecies
Extinct

The Hispaniolan edible rat (Brotomys voratus) is an extinct species of rodent in the family Echimyidae. It was found in the Dominican Republic and Haiti. Its natural habitat was subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

This species is known from a single report from Gonzalo Fernandez de Oviedo y Valdez, who documented an animal called the Mohuy, similar to living spiny rats.

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