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SPECIES Loxodontomys pikumche

Author:Spotorno, Cofre, Manriquez, Vilina, Marquet, and Walker, 1998.
Citation:Rev. Chilena Hist. Nat., 71: 362.
Common Name:Pikumche Pericote
Type Locality:Chile, Region Metropolitana, Cajón del Río Maipo, Cruz de Piedra, 55 km S de la Central Hidroelectrica de Las Melosas, 2450 m; 34º10′S, 69º58′W.
Distribution:C Chile; limits unknown.
Comments:Northern sister species to L. micropus and allopatric with it as so far known, the two differing in chromosomal and morphological traits (Spotorno et al., 1998).



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