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Lagidium viscacia  (Molina, 1782)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 584706

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Southern Moutain Viscacha [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderRodentia Bowdich, 1821 – esquilo, preá, rato, roedor, rongeurs, rodents  
                                  SuborderHystricomorpha Brandt, 1855  
                                     InfraorderHystricognathi Brandt, 1855 – hystricognath rodents  
                                        FamilyChinchillidae Bennett, 1833  
                                           GenusLagidium Meyen, 1833  
                                              SpeciesLagidium viscacia (Molina, 1782) – Southern Moutain Viscacha  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Subspecies Lagidium viscacia boxi Thomas, 1921  
                                                 Subspecies Lagidium viscacia cuscus (Thomas, 1907)  
                                                 Subspecies Lagidium viscacia cuvieri (Bennett, 1833)  
                                                 Subspecies Lagidium viscacia famatinae Thomas, 1920  
                                                 Subspecies Lagidium viscacia lockwoodi Thomas, 1919  
                                                 Subspecies Lagidium viscacia moreni Thomas, 1897  
                                                 Subspecies Lagidium viscacia perlutea (Thomas, 1907)  
                                                 Subspecies Lagidium viscacia sarae Thomas and St. Leger, 1926  
                                                 Subspecies Lagidium viscacia tontalis Thomas, 1921  
                                                 Subspecies Lagidium viscacia tucumana (Thomas, 1907)  
                                                 Subspecies Lagidium viscacia viscacia (Molina, 1782)  
                                                 Subspecies Lagidium viscacia vulcani Thomas, 1919  

  Expert: Charles A. Woods  
  Notes: Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-2035   
  Reference for: Lagidium viscacia    
  Other Source(s):    
  Reference for:    
  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: Lagidium viscacia   
  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   
  Reference for: Lagidium viscacia, Southern Moutain Viscacha [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: South America  



  Comment: Status: IUCN - Data Deficient  
    Comments: Karyotype of boxi reported to have 2n=64 and FN=126 (George and Weir, 1974)  



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