Cuniculus paca

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Noun1.Cuniculus paca - large burrowing rodent of South America and Central AmericaCuniculus paca - large burrowing rodent of South America and Central America; highly esteemed as food
gnawer, rodent - relatively small placental mammals having a single pair of constantly growing incisor teeth specialized for gnawing
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Abundancia relativa: Las especies con mayor abundancia relativa en ambas temporadas fueron el mapache Procyon lotor (IAR = 4.35, N = 493) y el coati Nasua narica (IAR = 3.91, N = 444), seguidas del tlacuache cuatro ojos Philander opossum (IAR = 2.04, N = 232), el tepezcuintle Cuniculus paca (IAR = 1.89, N = 215), el tlacuache Didelphis marsupialis (IAR = 1.67, N = 190) y el armadillo Dasypus novemcinctus (IAR = 1.02, N = 116) (Cuadro 1).
Lapa (Cuniculus paca) 3 1+ 1+ Curi (Cavia aperea) 4 2+ 2+ 2+ Mamiferos cinegeticos Hemoc.
Tapirus terrestris, Tayassu pecari and Cuniculus paca were the species more associated with proximity to a water resource.
pardalis, prey species were Cuniculus paca, Dasyprocta mexicana, and Dasypus novemcinctus; for L.
They present a single cervix that opens into a single vagina as that found in the capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris) (Costa et al., 2002), paca (Cuniculus paca) (Reis et al., 2011) and Galea spixii (Santos et al., 2014b).
The lowland paca Cuniculus paca is an example of a large Neotropical game mammal that is hard to capture, mainly because of its nocturnal and cryptic habits, remaining in burrows underground during the day.
Cuniculus paca was only registered by camera trapping in the transitional forest and Pacific Tropical Rainforest (3[grados]51'13"S, 80[grados]16'3.20"W).
vogeli cestodes (adult cestode carriers; wild rodents, especially pacas (Cuniculus paca), may be the most common intermediate hosts (larvae or metacestode carriers) (2).