Chilean rock rat

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Chilean rock rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Octodontidae
Genus: Aconaemys
Species: A. fuscus
Binomial name
Aconaemys fuscus
(Waterhouse, 1842)

The Chilean rock rat (Aconaemys fuscus) is a species of rodent in the family Octodontidae. It is found in Argentina and Chile.


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