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Altiplano Chinchilla Mouse

The Altiplano Chinchilla Mouse or Achallo (Chinchillula sahamae) is a species of rodent in the Cricetidae family. It is the only species in the genus Chinchillula.

It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, and Peru.


Baillie, J. 1996. Chinchillula sahamae. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 09 July 2007.

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.

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