Microcavia

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: Caviidae
Subfamilia: Caviinae
Genus: Microcavia
Species: M. australis - M. niata - M. shiptoni

Name

Microcavia H. Gervais & Ameghino, 1880

Microcavia (mountain cavies) is a rodent genus in the family Caviidae.

It contains the following species:

Southern Mountain Cavy, Microcavia australis
Andean Mountain Cavy, Microcavia niata
Shipton's Mountain Cavy, Microcavia shiptoni

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