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Streaked Dwarf Porcupine
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Information
Range eastern Ecuador, and may be present in Peru as well.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Rodentia
Family Erethizontidae
Genus Sphiggurus
Species Sphiggurus ichillus
Conservation Status
DDSpecies
Data Deficient

The Streaked dwarf porcupine (Sphiggurus ichillus), is a species of is a species of New World porcupine in the family Erethizontidae. It is known from the lowlands (below an altitude of 400 m) of eastern Ecuador, and may be present in Peru as well. It appears to be nocturnal and arboreal in its habits.

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