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SPECIES Akodon (Akodon) orophilus

Author:Osgood, 1913.
Citation:Field Mus. Nat. Hist. Publ., Zool. Ser., 10: 98.
Common Name:Utcubamba Akodont
Type Locality:Perú, Amazonas Dept., Leimabamba, Alto Utcubamba, 2400 m.
Distribution:Upper E Andean slopes, C Perú.
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Akodon. Although initially described as a subspecies of A. mollis, Osgood (1943:197) later reinstated orophilus as a distinct species, at which rank it has since remained (Cabrera, 1961; Reig, 1987; Patton and Smith, 1992). Formerly included torques as a subspecies (Cabrera, 1961).



    orientalis Osgood, 1913

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