coendou

coendou

(kōĕn`do͞o): see porcupineporcupine,
member of either of two rodent families, characterized by having some of its hairs modified as bristles, spines, or quills. The quills are loosely attached to the porcupines' skin and pull out easily, remaining imbedded in any predator that comes in contact with them.
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Gray, 1842 1 0.2 0.01 Mephitidae Conepatus semistriatus (Boddaert, 1785) 43 8.9 0.53 Mustelidae Galictis cuja (Molina, 1782) 4 0.8 0.04 Procyonidae Procyon cancrivorus 20 4.1 0.24 (Cuvier, 1798) Lagomorpha Leporidae Lepus europaeus Pallas, 1778 * 1 0.2 0.01 Rodentia (non identified species) 4 0.8 0.04 Caviidae Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris (Linnaeus, 1766) 13 2.7 0.16 Erethizontidae Coendou prehensilis (Linnaeus, 1758) 3 0.6 0.03 1.
Most of the records of the species were shared by the three methods; however, the species Chiropotes albinasius and Guerlinguetus aestuans were exclusive to the first method, Procyon cancrivorous to the second, and Lontra longicaudis, Pteronura brasiliensis, Coendou preensilis, Hydrochaeris hydrochaeris and Aotus infulatus to the occurrence signs method.
The animals analyzed were 18 three-toed sloths (Bradypus tridactylus), one two-toed sloth (Choloepus didactylus), one black dwarf porcupine (Coendou nycthemera), six southern tamanduas (Tamandua tetradactyla), 25 red-tailed boa (Boa constrictor), one green anaconda (Eunectes murinus), two green iguanas (Iguana iguana), and two Amazon false fer-de-lances (Xenodon severus).
vivoi Percequillo, 45, 54 VS Hinst-Zaher and Bonvicino Chaetomys 61, 62 R(1, 14) subspinosus Olfers Coendou insidiosus 63 R(14) Olfers Cuniculus paca 5, 7, 57, R(1, 2, 3, 4) (Linnaeus) 64, 75 Dasyprocta azarae 5, 7 R(3, 4) Lichtenstein D.
Ardilla -- Erethizontidae Coendou rufescens Puerco espin -- Dinomydae Dinomys branickii Guagua loba 2 Dasyproctidae Dasiprocta punctata Guatin 1 Cuniculidae Cuniculus taczanwoski Capotera He 1 (*) Cuniculus paca Rayona -- LAGOMORPHA Leporidae Silvilagus sp.