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SPECIES Octodon lunatus

Author:Osgood, 1943.
Citation:Field Mus. Nat. Hist. Publ., Zool. Ser., 30: 110.
Common Name:Moon-toothed Degu
Type Locality:Chile, Valparaiso Prov., Olmue.
Distribution:Coastal mountains of Valparaiso, Aconcagua, and Coquimbo Provs. (Chile) between 31o30 and 35oS.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc). Common.
Comments:Included in Octodon bridgesi by Tamayo and Frassinetti (1980:354). Karyotype has 2n=78 (Spotorno et al., 1988).
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