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SPECIES Galea musteloides

Author:Meyen, 1832.
Citation:Nouv. Acta Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol., 16: 597.
Common Name:Common Yellow-toothed Cavy
Type Locality:Peru, Paso de Tacna, on road to Lake Titicaca.
Distribution:S Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, N Chile.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc). Common.
Comments:Reviewed by Mann (1950). Karyotype has 2n=68 and FN=136 (George et al., 1972).
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SUBSPECIES musteloides

SUBSPECIES auceps

SUBSPECIES demissa

SUBSPECIES leucoblephara

SUBSPECIES littoralis

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