Frosted hairy dwarf porcupine
The frosted hairy dwarf porcupine, Sphiggurus pruinosus, is a porcupine species in the family Erethizontidae. It is endemic to Colombia and northern and eastern Venezuela. The species lives in lowland tropical rainforest and cloud forest at elevations from 50 to 2,600 meters (160 to 8,500 ft). Its karyotype has 2n = 42 and FN = 76.
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- Woods, C. A.; Kilpatrick, C. W. (2005). "Infraorder Hystricognathi". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 1549. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.
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