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SPECIES Akodon (Akodon) boliviensis

Author:Meyen, 1833.
Citation:Verhandl. Kais. Leop.-Carol. Akad. Wiss., 16(2): 600, pl. 43, fig. 1.
Common Name:Bolivian Akodont
Type Locality:Perú, Puno Dept., Pichu-Pichun, 14,000 ft (location clarified by Myers et al., 1990:49).
Distribution:Altiplano of SE Perú to SC Bolivia.
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Akodon, A. boliviensis species group (Myers et al., 1990). Karyology and geographic variation evaluated by Myers et al. (1990), who more narrowly defined the morphological and distributional boundaries of A. boliviensis, excluding spegazzinii and subfuscus, forms which had been arranged as subspecies (e.g., Cabrera, 1961). Southern range limits poorly understood (see Myers et al., 1990).
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