Dasyprocta


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Noun1.Dasyprocta - type genus of the Dasyproctidae: agoutisDasyprocta - type genus of the Dasyproctidae: agoutis
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Dasyproctidae, family Dasyproctidae - agoutis and pacas
agouti, Dasyprocta aguti - agile long-legged rabbit-sized rodent of Central America and South America and the West Indies; valued as food
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On May 22, 1914, Emile Brumpt (1877-1951) and Charles Joyeux (1881-1966) from the Laboratoire de Parasitologie in Paris autopsied 4 agoutis (Dasyprocta agouti, today: D.
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.
Agouti (Dasyprocta punctata): the inheritors of guapinol (Hymenaea courbaril: Leguminosae).
Rodents are excellent model organisms for testing such general hypotheses of food limitation because population-level patterns are well established for several Neotropical species such as agoutis (particularly Dasyprocta punctata [Smythe 1978, Henry 1994]) and spiny rats (particularly Proechimys semispinosus [Fleming 1971, Gliwicz 1984, Adler 1994], P.
venaticus, such as Dasyprocta azarae, Dasypus novemcinctus, Mazama americana, Nasua nasua, and Tayassu tajacu (see Martins 2009) have been reported for the Cerrado remnant near the locality of our new record.
Ardilla, waiwasho Erethizontidae Coendu bicolor Casha cushillo, Puerco espin, erizo Hydrochaeridae Hydrochaeris hydrochaeris Ronsoco Dasyproctidae Dasyprocta fuliginosa Anuje Myoprocta pratti Punchana Agoutidae Agouti paca Majas, Picuro Dactylomys Dactylomys sp.
Tambien alberga especies de fauna silvestre como Crax rubra, Penelope purpurascens, Alouatta palliata mexicana y Dasyprocta mexicana (Fernandez, 2010).