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SPECIES Ctenomys magellanicus

Author:Bennett, 1835.
Actual Date:1836
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1835: 190.
Common Name:Magellanic Tuco-tuco
Type Locality:Chile, Magallanes, Bahia de San Gregorio.
Distribution:Extreme S Chile and S Argentina.
Status:IUCN Vulnerable; reduced in numbers by sheep grazing.
Comments:Osgood (1943) included fodax but see coments under that taxon. Karyotype has 2n=34-36 and FN=64 (Gallardo, 1991).
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SUBSPECIES magellanicus

SUBSPECIES dicki

SUBSPECIES fueginus

SUBSPECIES osgoodi

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