Microcavia australis

Microcavia australis (*)

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Theria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Ordo: Rodentia
Suborder: Hystricomorpha
Infraorder: Hystricognathi
Infraordo: Caviomorpha
Familia: Caviidae
Subfamilia: Caviinae
Genus: Microcavia
Species: Microcavia australis

Name

Microcavia australis (I. Geoffroy & d'Orbigny, 1833)

Vernacular names

References

* Microcavia australis on Mammal Species of the World.
* Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2 Volume Set edited by Don E. Wilson, DeeAnn M. Reeder

The southern mountain cavy (Microcavia australis) is a species of rodent in the family Caviidae. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, and Chile.
References

^ Pardinas, U. & Ojeda, R. (2008). Microcavia australis. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 5 January 2009.

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