The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Sphiggurus pallidus (Waterhouse, 1848)

Pallid hairy dwarf porcupine



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

IUCN RedList status: Synonym of Coendou insidiosus





Biology & Ecology










Roach, N. and Naylor, L. (2016). Coendou insidiosus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T20631A22213745. Downloaded on 24 March 2017.

Voss, R.S. 2015. Family Erethizontidae Bonaparte, 1845. In: Patton, J.L., Pardiñas, U.F.J. and D'Elía, G. (eds), Mammals of South America, pp. 786-805. The University of Chicago Press, Chicago.

Voss, R.S. and Angermann, R. 1997. Revisionary notes on Neotropical porcupines (Rodentia: Erethizontidae). 1. Type material described by Olfers (1818) and Kuhl (1820) in the Berlin Zoological Museum. American Museum Novitates 3214: 44 pp.


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