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SPECIES Andinomys edax

Author:Thomas, 1902.
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1902(1): 116.
Common Name:Andean Mouse
Type Locality:Bolivia, Potosí Dept., between Potosí and Sucre, El Cabrado, 3700 m.
Distribution:Altiplano of extreme S Perú (Puno) and N Chile (Pine et al., 1979; Spotorno, 1976), through WC Bolivia (Anderson, 1997), to NW Argentina (Jujuy to La Rioja; Díaz and Barquez, 1999; Mares et al., 1997; Ortiz et al., 2000a).
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Díaz and Barquez (1999) remarked on subspecific distribution in N Argentina and urged revision to resolve whether two species are represented.



    lineicaudatus Yepes, 1935

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