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Necromys conifer Ameghino, 1889

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Senior synonym of Necromys benefactus (=Akodon benefactus), but the latter is widely used instead.

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene?

 

Distribution

 

 

Biology

 

 

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References

Original scientific description:

Ameghino, F. (1889). Contribución al conocimiento de los mamíferos fósiles de la República Argentina [Contribution to the knowledge of the fossil mammals of the Argentine Republic]. Actas de la Academia Nacional de Ciencias de la República Argentina en Córdoba 6:xxxii-1027

 

Other references:

Jayat, J. Pablo, D’Elía, Guillermo, Ortiz, Pablo E. and Teta, Pablo. (2016). A new species of the rodent genus Necromys Ameghino (Cricetidae: Sigmodontinae: Akodontini) from the Chaco Serrano grasslands of northwestern Argentina. Journal of Mammalogy 97(5): 1321-1335. [Abstract]

 

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