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SPECIES Ctenomys fodax

Author:Thomas, 1910.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 8, 5: 243.
Common Name:Lago Blanco Tuco-tuco
Type Locality:Argentina, Chubut, Lago Blanco (46oS, 71oW).
Distribution:Known only from the type locality but see comments.
Comments:Included in magellanicus by Osgood (1943). Karyotype has 2n=28 and FN=42 (Reig et al., 1992). Reig et al. (1992) suggested that a specimen with this karyotype reported by Gallardo (1991) as Ctenomys sp. (aff. colburni) from Chile Chico on the west shore of General Carrera Lake (46o32S, 71o45W) was actually fodax.
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