Acouchy


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A`cou´chy


n.1.(Zool.) A small species of agouti (Dasyprocta acouchy).
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Ecology and social life of the red acouchy, Myoprocta exilis; comparison with the orange-rumped agouti, Dasyprocta leporina.
Comparison of diets of the acouchy, agouti and paca, the three largest terrestrial rodents of French Guianana forests Journal of Tropical Ecology, vol.
For such, we included five species, representing each one of the four families of the Cavioidea: Cavia porcellus, Hydrochaeris hydrochaeris, Agouti paca, Dasyprocta leporina and Myoprocta acouchy.