Armored rat

Armored rat

Kingdom
Phylum
Subphylum
Class
Order
Superfamily
Family
Genus
SPECIES
Hoplomys gymnurus
WEIGHT
0.220-0.820 kg
LENGTH
22-32 cm

The armored rat is a species of rodent in the family Echimyidae. It is monotypic within the genus Hoplomys. It is found in Latin America, from northern Honduras to northwest Ecuador. It possesses a range of spines on its back and sides of the body.

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No

Nocturnal

Fr

Frugivore

He

Herbivore

Zo

Zoochory

Fo

Fossorial

Te

Terrestrial

Te

Territorial

Vi

Viviparous

Bu

Burrowing

Mo

Monogamy

So

Solitary

A

starts with

Distribution

Geography

Armored rat habitat map

Climate zones

Diet and Nutrition

Mating Habits

MATING BEHAVIOR
PREGNANCY DURATION
64 days
BABY CARRYING
1 to 3

References

1. Armored rat Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armored_rat
2. Armored rat on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/10259/22206995

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