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SPECIES Ctenomys knighti

Author:Thomas, 1919.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 9, 3: 498.
Common Name:Catamarca Tuco-tuco
Type Locality:Argentina, Catamarca Prov., Otro Cerro.
Distribution:Mountains of La Rioia (W Argentina), north to Salta.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Cabrera (1961) believed viperinus synonymous with knighti. Karyotype reported for this taxon (2n=36 and FN=64; Reig et al., 1992) is from specimens now recognized as C. scagliai.
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