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Uspallata Chinchilla Rat
Abrocomajaula2
Information
Range Argentina
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Rodentia
Family Abrocomidae
Genus Abrocoma
Species Abrocoma uspallata
Conservation Status
DDSpecies
Data Deficient

The Uspallata chinchilla rat (Abrocoma uspallata), (Abrocoma shistacea), is a new species of chinchilla rat in the Abrocomidae family native to Argentina. This species was identified in 2002, by Braun and Mares from the University of Oklahoma. Only a single specimen exists.

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