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Mesocapromys

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Theria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Ordo: Rodentia
Suborder: Hystricomorpha
Infraorder: Hystricognathi
Infraordo: Caviomorpha
Familia: Capromyidae
Subfamilia: Capromyinae
Genus: Mesocapromys
Species: M. angelcabrerai - M. auritus - M. nanus - M. sanfelipensis

Name

Mesocapromys Varona, 1970

References

* Mesocapromys on Mammal Species of the World.
* Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2 Volume Set edited by Don E. Wilson, DeeAnn M. Reeder

Mesocapromys is a genus of rodent in the Capromyidae family. The genus is restricted to Cuba and associated islands.

It contains the following species:

* Cabrera's Hutia (Mesocapromys angelcabrerai)
* Eared Hutia (Mesocapromys auritus)
* Dwarf Hutia (Mesocapromys nanus)
* Little Earth Hutia (Mesocapromys sanfelipensis)


References

* Woods, C. A. and C. W. Kilpatrick. 2005. Hystricognathi. Pp 1538-1600 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference 3rd ed. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C.

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