Abrocoma


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mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Chinchillidae, family Chinchillidae - small bushy-tailed South American burrowing rodents
abrocome, chinchilla rat, rat chinchilla - ratlike rodent with soft fur and large ears of the Andes
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New localities in central Bolivia for the endemic species Abrocoma boliviensis (Rodentia: Abrocomidae).
Lagartija 0 Carnivora Carnivoro indeterminado 0 Canidae Canido indeterminado 0 Lycalopex culpaeus Zorro culpeo 0 Lycalopex griseus Zorro gris 0 Mustelidae Mustelido indeterminado 0 Puma concolor Puma 0 Rodentia Roedor indeterminado 0 Abrocoma bennetti Raton chinchilla 0 Akodon sp.
Mann (1978) refiere un uso intensivo de las pieles de las especies del genero Abrocoma por poblaciones de aimaraes y quechuas de la Puna de Argentina, Bolivia y Chile que subsiste hasta nuestros dias.
Other species such as Oligoryzomys longicaudatus (long-tailed rice rat), Abrothrix longipilis (long-haired field mouse), Thylamys (Marmosa) elegans (mouse opossum; Marmosidae, Didelphoidea), and Abrocoma bennetti (chinchilla rat; Abrocomidae, Rodentia) were sporadic and/or uncommon in occurrence (Meserve and Le Boulenge 1987).
Las fotografias permiten determinar la especie; el individuo fotografiado se distingue de Abrocoma cinerea en que su cola presenta pelos largos y oscuros, y de Lagidium viscacia por sus orejas redondeadas.
lanigera 2 0,4 1 3,1 Abrocoma bennetti 6 1,2 4 12,5 Octodon lunatus 8 1,5 5 15,6 Spalacopus cyanus 4 0,8 2 6,3 Mustelidae 2 0,4 1 3,1 Cetacea 1 0,2 1 3,1 Otaria byronia 11 2,1 2 6,3 Ave 66 12,7 -- -- Passeriforme 1 0,2 1 3,1 Phalacrocorax sp.
A NEW NORTHERN DISTRIBUTION LIMIT OF Abrocoma bennettii (RODENTIA, ABROCOMIDAE) IN THE COASTAL ATACAMA DESERT, PAPOSO, NORTH OF CHILE
Dentro de este Orden, Abrocoma bennetti es la especie mas abundante (1,6% de la muestra total), seguido por Octodon degus (1,2%), Phyllotis darwini (0,8%), Abrothrix longipilis (0,4%), Octodon sp.
We report here four opportunistic field observations of a possible new species of Abrocoma in Polylepis besseri woodlands in Cochabamba Department, Bolivia.
Neotomys ebriosus, Reithrodon auritus and Abrocoma cinerea are present in these assemblages, rodent species that today inhabit higher elevation environments in this region (see Pardinas and Galliari, 2001; Pardinas and Ortiz, 2001; Braun and Mares, 2002).