Andean mouse

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Andean mouse
Temporal range: Pleistocene to Recent
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Sigmodontinae
Genus: Andinomys
Thomas, 1902
A. edax
Binomial name
Andinomys edax
Thomas, 1902

The Andean mouse (Andinomys edax) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is the only species in the genus Andinomys. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, and Peru.


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