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Roosmalen's Dwarf Porcupine
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Information
Range northern Brazil.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Rodentia
Family Erethizontidae
Genus Sphiggurus
Species Sphiggurus roosmalenorum
Conservation Status
DDSpecies
Data Deficient

The Roosmalen's dwarf porcupine (Sphiggurus roosmalenorum), is a species of is a species of New World porcupine in the family Erethizontidae endemic to northern Brazil. It is named after Marc van Roosmalen and his son Tomas, whose collections from the middle Madeira included the first known specimens.

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