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SPECIES Lagostomus maximus

Author:Desmarest, 1817.
Citation:Nouv. Dict. Hist. Nat., Nouv. Ed., 13: 117.
Common Name:Argentine Plains Viscacha
Type Locality:Unknown; possibly from pampas of Buenos Aires, Argentina; see Cabrera (1961).
Distribution:N, C, and E Argentina, S and W Paraguay, SE Bolivia.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Reviewed by Jackson et al. (1996). Karyptype has 2n=56 and FN=110 (George and Weir, 1974).
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SUBSPECIES maximus

SUBSPECIES inmollis

SUBSPECIES petilidens

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