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Acta zoológica mexicana

On-line version ISSN 2448-8445Print version ISSN 0065-1737


ZUNIGA, Herly; PINTO-NOLLA, María; HERNANDEZ-CAMACHO, Jorge I.  and  TORRES-MARTINEZ, Olga María. Revisión taxonómica de las especies del género Cavia (Rodentia: Caviidae) en Colombia. Acta Zool. Mex [online]. 2002, n.87, pp.111-123. ISSN 2448-8445.

It presents a taxonomic revision of the genus Cavia for Colombia. The general characteristics of the genus are given and a key for the identification of the species, based on skull characters and geographic distribution is presented and illustrated.

Keywords : Cavia; taxonomy; genus; key; Colombia.

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