tucotuco

tucotuco

(ˌtuːkəʊˈtuːkəʊ) or

tucutucu

n
(Animals) any of various colonial burrowing South American hystricomorph rodents of the genus Ctenomys, having long-clawed feet and a stocky body: family Ctenomyidae
[C19: of South American Indian origin]
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Geometric morphometric analysis of geographic variation in the Rio Negro tucotuco, Ctenomys rionegrensis (Rodentia: Ctenomyidae).
Genetic and geographic differentiation in the Rio Negro tucotuco (Ctenomys rionegrensis): Inferring the roles of migration and drift from multiple genetic markers.
Ctenomys talarum Thomas, 1898 es un tucotuco de pequeno tamano (Redford y Eisenberg, 1992; Medina et al.