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SPECIES Akodon (Akodon) fumeus

Author:Thomas, 1902.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 7, 9: 137.
Common Name:Smoky Akodont
Type Locality:Bolivia, Cochabamba Dept., Río Secure, El Choro, 3500 m.
Distribution:E Andean slopes, about 1000-3500 m, of SE Perú, WC Bolivia (Anderson, 1997), and NW Argentina (Jujuy, see Díaz and Barquez, 1999).
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Akodon, A. fumeus species group (Myers and Patton, 1989). Treated as a subspecies of A. mollis (Cabrera, 1961; Gyldenstolpe, 1932; Hershkovitz, 1990c); viewed as a distinct species more closely related to A. kofordi by Myers and Patton (1989).



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