Pikumche pericote

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Pikumche pericote
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Loxodontomys
Species: L. pikumche
Binomial name
Loxodontomys pikumche
Spotorno, Cofre, Vilina, Marquet & Walker, 1998

The Pikumche pericote (Loxodontomys pikumche) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is known only from central Chile, where its range includes xeric shrublands (the matorral).[1]


  1. ^ a b D'Elia, G.; Pardinas, U. & Teta, P. (2008). "Loxodontomys pikumche". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 16 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.