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SPECIES Abrothrix illuteus

Author:Thomas, 1925.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 9, 15: 582.
Common Name:Gray Akodont
Type Locality:Argentina, Tucumán Prov., Sierra de Aconquija, 3000-4000 m.
Distribution:NW Argentina (Jujuy, Tucumán, and Catamarca; see Díaz, 2000; Mares et al., 1997).
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc) as Akodon illuteus..
Comments:Variably placed with Abrothrix, usually as a subgenus (Cabrera, 1961; Reig, 1987), or with Akodon sensu stricto (Gardner and Patton, 1976). Morphological and karyological resemblances to other species of Abrothrix affirmed by Liascovich et al. (1989).
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