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Eligmodontia typus

Eligmodontia typus is a species of rodent in the Cricetidae family.

It is found in Argentina and Chile. The northernmost population might represent a distinct species, E. bolsonensis, to which the common name Highland Gerbil Mouse would apply. The lowland population would then be known as Eastern Patagonian Gerbil Mouse or Eastern Patagonian Laucha.


Baillie, J. 1996. Eligmodontia typus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 19 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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