Notes: Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL Reference for: Galea spixii. Other Source(s). Source: Acquired. Range Description. This species occurs eastern Bolivia to northeastern Brazil ( Eisenberg and Redford, ; Woods and Kilpatrick, ). The type locality is. SpeciesGalea spixiiSpix’s yellow-toothed cavy. ADW Pocket Guides on the iOS App Store! The Animal Diversity Web team is excited to announce ADW Pocket.

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Extant species of family Caviidae Cavies. Suborder Hystricomorpha hystricognath rodents. Additional Information Encyclopedia of Life. Help us improve the site by taking our survey. The ADW Team gratefully acknowledges their support. International Union for Conservation of Nature.

They have hair and open eyes at birth. Infraorder Hystricognathi hystricognath rodents. It is the most stable species within the Galea group because it is extremely abundant throughout its range. Confused by a class within a class or an order within an order?

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Capybara Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris Lesser Capybara Hydrochoerus isthmius. Class Sarcopterygii lobe-finned fishes and terrestrial vertebrates. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Bilateria bilaterally symmetrical animals. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Galea spixii and G. Downloaded on 08 October Males and females in this species are aggressive to each other. On the other hand, when male approaches females in order to mate, it competes aggressively with other males.

Spix’s yellow-toothed cavy

Galea spixii Spix’s yellow-toothed cavy Facebook. Views Read Edit View history. Rock Cavy Kerodon rupestris Acrobatic cavy Kerodon acrobata. This article about a rodent is a stub. Though we edit our accounts for accuracy, we cannot guarantee all information in those accounts. Please see our brief essay.

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Gestation is about fifty days. When females go into estrus aggressiveness increases. Classification Kingdom Animalia animals Animalia: Subclass Theria Therian mammals.

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