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SPECIES Abrothrix jelskii

Author:Thomas, 1894.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 6, 14: 360.
Common Name:Ornate Akodont
Type Locality:Perú, Junín Dept., Junín.
Distribution:Altiplano, about 2200-5000 m, from C Perú (see Arana-Cardó and Ascorra, 1994) to W Bolivia and NW Argentina.
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc) as Chroeomys jelskii.
Comments:Revised by Sanborn (1947b); Anderson (1997) observed Sanborn’s subspecific boundaries for Bolivian samples. Patton and Smith (1992) questioned whether chromatically highly differentiated northern and southern populations really belong to a single species.



    bacchante (Thomas, 1902)
    cayllomae (Thomas, 1901)
    cruceri (Thomas, 1901)
    inambarii (Thomas, 1901)
    inornatus (Thomas, 1917)
    ochrotis (Sanborn, 1947)
    pulcherrimus (Thomas, 1897)
    pyrrhotis (Thomas, 1894)
    scalops (Thomas, 1884)
    sodalis (Thomas, 1913)

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