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SPECIES Dolichotis patagonum

Author:Zimmermann, 1780.
Citation:Geogr. Gesch. Mensch. Vierf. Thiere, 2: 328.
Common Name:Patagonian Mara
Type Locality:Argentina, Santa Cruz Prov., Puerto Deseado.
Distribution:Argentina, approx 28oS (Bolson de Pipanco, Catamarca Prov.) to 50oS.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Reviewed by Campos et al. (2001). Two subspecies (centricola, patagonum) recognized by Cabrera (1954). Karyotype has 2n=64 and FN=126 (Wurster et al., 1971).
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SUBSPECIES patagonum

SUBSPECIES centricola

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