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SPECIES Akodon (Akodon) albiventer

Author:Thomas, 1897.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 6, 20: 217.
Common Name:White-bellied Akodont
Type Locality:Argentina, Salta Prov., Bajo Río Cachí.
Distribution:SE Perú, through SW Bolivia, to N Argentina and extreme NE Chile.
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Akodon. Sometimes referenced as a member of Bolomys (Bianchi et al., 1971; Gardner and Patton, 1976), but its inclusion, together with berlepschii, within Akodon proper is more strongly supported based on morphlogical comparisons and molecular analyses (D’Elía et al., 2003; Pine et al., 1979; Reig, 1987). Anderson (1997) retained berlepschii as a valid subspecies.



    berlepschii Thomas, 1898

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