Bogotá grass mouse

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Bogotá grass mouse
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Sigmodontinae
Genus: Neomicroxus
N. bogotensis
Binomial name
Neomicroxus bogotensis
(Thomas, 1895)

Akodon bogotensis

The Bogotá grass mouse[2] or Bogotá akodont,[3] (Neomicroxus bogotensis) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found in the Andes eastern and central Colombia and northwestern Venezuela.[3] Alavarado-Serrano and D'Elía (2013) have assigned the species to a new genus, Neomicroxus along with Neomicroxus latebricola.


  1. ^ Gómez-Laverde and Rivas, 2008
  2. ^ Duff and Lawson, 2004
  3. ^ a b Musser and Carleton, 2005, p. 1093

Literature cited[edit]

  • Alavarado-Serrano, D. F. and G. D'Elía. 2013. A new genus for the Andean mice Akodon latebricola and A. bogotensis. (Rodentia: Sigmodontinae). Journal of Mammalogy, 94:995–1015.
  • Duff, A. and Lawson, A. 2004. Mammals of the World: A checklist. New Haven: A & C Black. ISBN 0-7136-6021-X
  • Gómez-Laverde, M. and Rivas, B. 2008. Akodon bogotensis. In IUCN. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. <>. 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