, also known as the Abrothrix olivaceus Olive Grass Mouse or [1 ] Olive Akodont, is a species of [2 ] rodent in the genus of family Abrothrix Cricetidae. It is found from northern Chile into southern Chile and Argentina, including the island of Tierra del Fuego. It has had a complex history in both of the genera and Akodon Abrothrix, and includes at least 27 synonyms. A few, including markhami, mansoensis, and xanthorhinus have been viewed as valid species until recent years, and several subspecies are still recognized, including . Abrothrix olivaceus markhami [3 ]
References [ edit ]
^ a b Patterson et al., 2008
^ Musser and Carleton, 2005, p. 1090
^ Musser and Carleton, 2005, p. 1090; Rodríguez-Serrano et al., 2008
Literature cited [ edit ]
Musser, G.G. and Carleton, M.D. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. Pp. 894–1531 in Wilson, D.E. and Reeder, D.M. (eds.).
Mammal Species of the World: a taxonomic and geographic reference. 3rd ed. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2 vols., 2142 pp. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0 Patterson, B., Pardinas, U. and D'Elia, G. 2008.
. In IUCN. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. < Abrothrix olivaceus www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on January 12, 2010. Rodríguez-Serrano, E., Hernández, C.E. and Palma, R.E. 2008. A new record and an evaluation of the phylogenetic relationships of
Abrothrix olivaceus markhami (Rodentia: Sigmodontinae). Mammalian Biology 73(4):309–317.