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SPECIES Abrocoma budini

Author:Thomas, 1920.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 9, 5: 475.
Common Name:Budinís Chinchilla Rat
Type Locality:Argentina, Catamarca Prov., Otro Cerro, 3,000 m.
Distribution:Known only from the type locality but Braun and Mares (2002) suggested probable restriction to Sierra de Ambato of Catamarca and La Rioja Provinces.
Comments:Ellerman (1940) considered budini a subspecies of cinerea but Braun and Mares (2002) recognized it as distinct.
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