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SPECIES Dolichotis salinicola

Author:Burmeister, 1875.
Actual Date:1876
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1875: 634.
Common Name:Chacoan Mara
Type Locality:Argentina, SW Catamarca Prov., between Totoralejos and Recreo.
Distribution:Chaco of Paraguay; NW Argentina as far south as Cordoba Prov.; extreme S Bolivia.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Formerly included in Pediolagus (Starrett, 1967:263); also see comments under Dolichotis.
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Synonyms:

    ballivianensis Krumbiegel, 1941
    centralis Weyenbergh, 1877
    cyniclus (Cabrera, 1953)

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