Shipton's mountain cavy

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Shipton's mountain cavy
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Caviidae
Genus: Microcavia
M. shiptoni
Binomial name
Microcavia shiptoni
(Thomas, 1925)

Shipton's mountain cavy (Microcavia shiptoni) is a species of rodent in the family Caviidae. It is endemic to Argentina.


  1. ^ Jayat, J. & Ojeda, R. (2008). "Microcavia shiptoni". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T13321A3633098. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T13321A3633098.en. Retrieved 12 January 2018.