Abrothrix hershkovitzi

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Abrothrix hershkovitzi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Abrothrix
Species: A. hershkovitzi
Binomial name
Abrothrix hershkovitzi
(Patterson, Gallardo and Freas, 1984)

Akodon hershkovitzi Patterson, Gallardo, and Freas, 1984

Abrothrix hershkovitzi, also known as Hershkovitz's grass mouse[1] or Hershkovitz's akodont,[2] is a species of rodent in the genus Abrothrix of family Cricetidae. It is found only on some remote islands in southern Chile.[2] It is named after American zoologist Philip Hershkovitz.[3]


  1. ^ a b Patterson and D'elia, 2008
  2. ^ a b Musser and Carleton, 2005, p. 1089
  3. ^ Mittermeier, 1997

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