Life History and Behavior

Life Expectancy

Lifespan, longevity, and ageing

Observations: Little is known about the longevity of these animals, but one specimen lived 10.3 years in captivity (Richard Weigl 2005). There is some confusion in the literature between this species and *Sphiggurus insidiosus*.
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Sphiggurus villosus

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Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Orange-spined hairy dwarf porcupine

The orange-spined hairy dwarf porcupine, Sphiggurus villosus, is a porcupine species from the family Erethizontidae[2] endemic to southern Brazil.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Leite, Y. & Patterson, B. (2008). Sphiggurus villosus. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 5 January 2009.
  2. ^ 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. pp. 1538–1600. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
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