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SPECIES Akodon (Hypsimys) siberiae

Author:Myers and Patton, 1989.
Citation:Occas. Pap. Mus. Zool., Univ. Michigan, 720: 4.
Common Name:Cochabamba Akodont
Type Locality:Bolivia, Cochabamba Dept., 28 km (by road) W Comarapa, 2800 m; 1751'S, 6440'W.
Distribution:Known only from the vicinity of the type locality, about 1800-3000 m, Cochabamba and W Santa Cruz Depts., C Bolivia (Anderson, 1997).
Status:IUCN Vulnerable.
Comments:Subgenus Hypsimys. Morphology and chromosomes suggest that A. siberiae is closely related to A. budini, the type species of Hypsimys (see Myers and Patton, 1989).
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