Akodon azarae

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Akodon azarae
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Sigmodontinae
Genus: Akodon
A. azarae
Binomial name
Akodon azarae
Akodon azarae range map.PNG
Akodon azarae range map

Akodon azarae, also known as Azara's akodont[2] or Azara's grass mouse,[1] is a rodent species from South America. It is found from southernmost Brazil through Paraguay and Uruguay into eastern Argentina.[2] It is named after Spanish naturalist Félix de Azara.


  1. ^ a b D'Elia and Pardinas, 2008
  2. ^ a b Musser and Carleton, 2005, p. 1093

Literature cited[edit]

  • D'Elia, G. and Pardinas, U. 2008. Akodon azarae. In IUCN. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on April 2, 2010.
  • 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