Geoxus

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Geoxus valdivianus
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Sigmodontinae
Tribe: Abrotrichini
Genus: Geoxus
Thomas, 1919
Species: G. valdivianus
Binomial name
Geoxus valdivianus
(Philippi, 1858)
Synonyms
  • Oxymycterus valdivianus Philippi, 1858
  • Notiomys valdivianus araucanus Osgood, 1925
  • Notiomys valdivianus bicolor Osgood, 1943
  • Notiomys valdivianus bullocki Osgood, 1943
  • Notiomys valdivianus chiloensis Osgood, 1925
  • Geoxus fossor Thomas, 1919
  • Hesperomys (Acodon) michaelseni Matschie, 1898
  • Oxymycterus microtis J.A. Allen, 1903

Geoxus valdivianus, also known as the Long-clawed Mole Mouse[1] or Valdivian Long-clawed Akodont,[2] is a species of rodent in the tribe Abrotrichini of family Cricetidae found in the Valdivian temperate rain forests and Magellanic subpolar forests of Argentina and Chile. It is the only species in the genus Geoxus.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b D'Elia et al., 2008
  2. ^ Musser and Carleton, 2005, p. 1116

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