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Sphiggurus mexicanus (Mexican Hairy Dwarf Porcupine) is a species of rodents in the family New World porcupines. They are listed in cites appendix iii. They are native to The Neotropics. They are solitary, nocturnal herbivores. They have parental care (female provides care).

  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/CITES_III
  • Definition: Appendix III is a list of species included at the request of a Party that already regulates trade in the species and that needs the cooperation of other countries to prevent unsustainable or illegal exploitation. International trade in specimens of species listed in this Appendix is allowed only on presentation of the appropriate permits or certificates. (See Article V of the Convention)
  • Source: https://www.speciesplus.net/#/taxon_concepts/5368/legal
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Mexican Hairy Dwarf Porcupine. View this species on GBIF