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SPECIES Oxymycterus akodontius

Author:Thomas, 1921.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 9, 8: 615.
Common Name:Akodont-like Hocicudo
Type Locality:Argentina, Jujuy Prov., 20 km E Tilcara, Higuerilla, 2000 m.
Distribution:NW Argentina.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Perhaps conspecific with O. paramensis according to Cabrera (1961), Vitullo et al. (1986), and Reig (1987); retained as species by Galliari et al. (1996).
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