Abrothrix jelskii

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Abrothrix jelskii
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Abrothrix
Species: A. jelskii
Binomial name
Abrothrix jelskii
(Thomas, 1894)
  • Akodon jelskii Thomas, 1894
  • Chroeomys jelskii (Thomas, 1894)

Abrothrix jelskii, also known as Jelski's Altiplano Mouse,[1] Jelski's Grass Mouse,[2] or the Ornate Akodont,[3] is a species of rodent in the genus Abrothrix of family Cricetidae. It is found in the altiplano habitat of the Andes from central Peru through Bolivia into northwestern Argentina.[3] Populations classified under A. jelskii include more than one species.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Bernal et al., 2008
  2. ^ Duff and Lawson, 2004
  3. ^ a b Musser and Carleton, 2005, p. 1089

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