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SPECIES Ctenomys leucodon

Author:Waterhouse, 1848.
Citation:Nat. Hist. Mamm., 2: 281.
Common Name:White-toothed Tuco-tuco
Type Locality:Bolivia, La Paz Dept., San Andres de Machaca.
Distribution:W Bolivia and E Peru around Lake Titicaca.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Osgood (1946) suggested that this taxon was distinct at the subgeneric level (Haptomys) and sequence analysis is consistant with that suggestion (Lessa and Cook, 1998). Karyotype has 2n=36 and FN=68 (Cook et al., 1990).
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