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Black-rumped agouti

(Dasyprocta prymnolopha)

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Description

he black-rumped agouti (Dasyprocta prymnolopha) is an agouti species from the family Dasyproctidae. It is endemic to Brazil, and its range roughly equals the Northeast Region. It is named after its black rump which contrast clearly with the orange body

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Mammalia
Order:Rodentia
Family:Dasyproctidae
Genus:Dasyprocta
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