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Chinchilla lanigera  (Molina, 1782)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 584704

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s):    
  Valid Name: Chinchilla lanigera Bennett, 1829
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - other, see comments   
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Charles A. Woods  
  Notes: Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-2035   
  Reference for: Chinchilla lanigera    
       
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Chinchilla lanigera   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Woods, Charles A., and C. William Kilpatrick / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Infraorder Hystricognathi Brandt, 1855   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 1538-1600   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Chinchilla lanigera   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Woods & Kilpatrick (2005) mention published suggestions that "Molina's (1782) Mus laniger was a composite based on no known specimens," and that Bennett's (1829) use of Chinchilla lanigera, although derived from Molina's Mus laniger, made the name available there in its own right. Modern uses of Molina's name will generally correspond to the current use of Bennett's name  
 

 

   

 
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