Mountain degu

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Mountain degu
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Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Octodontidae
Genus: Octodontomys
Species: O. gliroides
Binomial name
Octodontomys gliroides
(Gervais & d'Orbigny, 1844)

The mountain degu (Octodontomys gliroides) is a species of rodent in the family Octodontidae. It is monotypic within the genus Octodontomys.[2] It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, and Chile.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tirira, D., Boada, C., Weksler, M., Anderson, R. P. & Gómez-Laverde, M. (2008). Octodontomys gliroides. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 5 January 2009.
  2. ^ Woods, C. A.; Kilpatrick, C. W. (2005). "Genus Octodontomys". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 1572. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.