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Chelemys megalonyx

Chelemys megalonyx, also known as the Large Long-clawed Mouse or Large Long-clawed Akodont is a species of rodent in the genus Chelemys of family Cricetidae. It is endemic to central Chile.

Literature cited

D'Elia, G. and Patterson, B. 2008. . In IUCN. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. < www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on January 12, 2010.

Musser, G.G. and Carleton, M.D. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. Pp. 8941531 in Wilson, D.E. and Reeder, D.M. (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: a taxonomic and geographic reference. 3rd ed. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2 vols., 2142 pp. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0

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