genus Abrocoma


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Noun1.genus Abrocoma - abrocomesgenus Abrocoma - abrocomes        
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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The South American endemic genus Abrocoma (family Abrocomidae) is distributed from Peru, Bolivia and north of Chile to Mendoza Province in central-west Argentina (Braun and Mares, 2002; Musser and Carleton, 2005).