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SPECIES Salinoctomys loschalchalerosorum

Author:Mares, Braum, Barquez, and Diaz, 2000.
Citation:Occas. Papers, Mus. Texas Tech Univ., 203: 6.
Common Name:Chalchalero Vizcacha Rat
Type Locality:Argentina, La Rioja Prov., Dept. Chamical, 26 km SW Quimilo (30o0243.4"S, 65o3113.4"W), 581 m.
Distribution:Known only from the type locality.
Comments:Analysis of morphological data (Mares et al., 2000) suggests sister taxon relationship with Pipanacoctomys and close relationship with Tympanoctomys.
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