Plains Viscacha

Taxobox
name = Plains Viscacha


status = LR/lc
status_system = iucn2.3
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Chordata
classis = Mammalia
ordo = Rodentia
familia = Chinchillidae
genus = "Lagostomus"
species = "L. maximus"
binomial = "Lagostomus maximus"
binomial_authority = (Desmarest, 1817)
synonyms =
The Plains Viscacha ("Lagostomus maximus") is a species of rodent in the Chinchillidae family. It is monotypic within the genus "Lagostomus". It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, and Paraguay.

ource

* Pearson, O. 1996. [http://www.iucnredlist.org/search/details.php/11170/all Lagostomus maximus] . [http://www.iucnredlist.org 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. ] Downloaded on 29 July 2007.


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