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SPECIES Loxodontomys micropus

Author:Waterhouse, 1837.
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1837: 17.
Common Name:Southern Pericote
Type Locality:Argentina, Santa Cruz Prov., "interior plains of Patagonia" at 50S latitude, near the Ro Santa Cruz (probably near La Argentina as per Hershkovitz, 1962:392).
Distribution:S Andes of Chile and Argentina, from about 38S latitude to Straits of Magellan.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc) as Auliscomys micropus.
Comments:Revised by Pearson (1958); banded karyotype published by Spotorno and Walker (1979).



    alsus (Thomas, 1919)
    fumipes (Osgood, 1943)

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