Andean rat

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Andean rat
Temporal range: Recent
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Superfamily: Muroidea
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Sigmodontinae
Tribe: Akodontini
Genus: Lenoxus
Thomas, 1909
Species: L. apicalis
Binomial name
Lenoxus apicalis
Thomas, 1909

The Andean rat (Lenoxus apicalis) is the only species in the genus Lenoxus. It is a rodent in the tribe Akodontini found on the eastern slopes of the Andes of eastern Peru and western Bolivia.

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