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SPECIES Thaptomys nigrita

Author:Lichtenstein, 1829.
Citation:Darst. Säugeth., 7: pl. 35, fig. 1.
Common Name:Ebony Akodont
Type Locality:Brazil, Rio de Janeiro State, vicinity of Rio de Janeiro.
Distribution:SE Brazil (Bahia to Rio Grande do Sul), E Paraguay, and NE Argentina (Misiones).
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc) as Akodon nigrita.
Comments:Massoia (1963a) clarified the identity of subterraneus, the type of Thaptomys, as a synonym of the earlier named nigrita and amplified the distribution of the species.



    fuliginosus (Wagner, 1845)
    henseli (Leche, 1896)
    orycter (Lund, 1841)
    subterraneus (Hensel, 1873)

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