|Abstract||Fur composed of three kinds of hairs: 1°. woolly hairs, slate-colored near the base and for the rest rusty; 2°. spinous hairs, very narrow and flexible, white near the base, dusky brown towards the tip; and 3°. longer bristles, brown colored. Underparts covered only with woolly hairs, slate-colored near the base and for the rest yellowish rusty.|
Tail shorter than head and body, with short brown hairs. Ears rather short, rounded. Whiskers as long as to reach the tips of the ears, black.