Abrothrix olivaceus markhami

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Abrothrix olivaceus markhami
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Sigmodontinae
Genus: Abrothrix
Species: A. olivaceus
Subspecies: A. o. markhami
Trinomial name
Abrothrix olivaceus markhami
(Pine, 1973)
  • Akodon markhami Pine, 1973
  • Abrothrix markhami: Musser and Carleton, 2005
  • Abrothrix olivaceus markhami: Rodríguez-Serrano, Hernández, and Palma, 2008

Abrothrix olivaceus markhami, also known as the Wellington Akodont[2] or Markham's Grass Mouse,[1] is a subspecies of the South American rodent Abrothrix olivaceus. It occurs on Wellington Island and the nearby Southern Patagonian Ice Field in southern Chile. It was previously recognized as a valid species, but is close to other recognized subspecies of A. olivaceus.[3]


  1. ^ a b Patterson and D'Elia, 2008
  2. ^ Musser and Carleton, 2005, p. 1090
  3. ^ Rodríguez-Serrano et al., 2008

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