Garlepp's mouse

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Garlepp's mouse
Temporal range: Recent
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Sigmodontinae
Tribe: Phyllotini
Genus: Galenomys
Thomas, 1916
Species: G. garleppi
Binomial name
Galenomys garleppi
(Thomas, 1898)

Garlepp's mouse (Galenomys garleppi) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is the only species in the genus Galenomys. It is found in western Bolivia, southern Peru and possibly Chile at elevations over 3,000 m in the Altiplano.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Dunnum, J.; Vargas, J.; Bernal, N.; Pacheco, V.; Zeballos, H. & Vivar, E. (2008). "Galenomys garleppi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 2 April 2009. 
  • Musser, G. G. and M. D. Carleton. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. pp. 894–1531 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.