First record of the andean-mountain cavy microcavia niata (Caviidae, rodentia) from Peru

Translated title of the contribution: First record of the andean-mountain cavy microcavia niata (Caviidae, rodentia) from Peru

Horacio Zeballos, Alexander Pari, Kateryn Pino, César E. Medina, Joel Córdova, Roberto Quispe

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Abstract

We report for the first time the presence of the Andean-Mountain Cavy, Microcavia niata, in Peru, being a new genus and species for Peruvian wildlife. We base our report on two specimens found in the highlands of Tacna, southwestern Peru.

Translated title of the contributionFirst record of the andean-mountain cavy microcavia niata (Caviidae, rodentia) from Peru
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)85-89
Number of pages5
JournalGayana
Volume82
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2018
Externally publishedYes

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