genus Lagidium


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Related to genus Lagidium: Lagostomus maximus, jack rabbit, chinchilla
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Noun1.genus Lagidium - a genus of Chinchillidae
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Chinchillidae, family Chinchillidae - small bushy-tailed South American burrowing rodents
mountain chinchilla, mountain viscacha - a rodent native to the mountains of Chile and Peru and now bred in captivity
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Mountain vizcachas, genus Lagidium, are three or four species (Redford and Eisenberg, 1992; Pearson, 1995; Spotorno et al., 2004) of large (1.5-3 kg), rock-dwelling rodents of Andean and Patagonian South America.