Pearson's chaco mouse

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Pearson's chaco mouse
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Sigmodontinae
Genus: Andalgalomys
A. pearsoni
Binomial name
Andalgalomys pearsoni
(Myers, 1977)

Pearson's chaco mouse (Andalgalomys pearsoni) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.[2] It is found in the Gran Chaco ecoregion of southeastern Bolivia and western Paraguay at elevations up to 400 m.[1] The species is named after American zoologist Oliver Payne Pearson.[3][4] Its karyotype has 2n = 76 and 78 in the two subspecies.[2] The latter is the highest diploid number of any species in the tribe Phyllotini.[5]


  1. ^ a b Dunnum, J., Vargas, J.; Bernal, N., Pardinas, U. & D'Elia, G (2008). "Andalgalomys pearsoni". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 14 February 2009.CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link)
  2. ^ a b Musser, G.G.; Carleton, M.D. (2005). "Superfamily Muroidea". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 1101. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.
  3. ^ Lidicker, W. Z.; Patton, J. L. "In Memoriam: Oliver Payne Pearson". Online Biographies of UC Faculty and Administrators. Archived from the original on 2012-02-21. Retrieved 2012-05-11. External link in |work= (help)
  4. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael; Grayson, Michael (2009-09-28). The Eponym Dictionary of Mammals. The Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 312–313. ISBN 978-0801893049. OCLC 270129903.
  5. ^ Lanzone, C.; Rodríguez, D.; Cuello, P.; Albanese, S.; Ojeda, A.; Chillo, V.; Martí, D. A. (2011). "XY1Y2 chromosome system in Salinomys delicatus (Rodentia, Cricetidae)". Genetica. 139 (9): 1143–1147. doi:10.1007/s10709-011-9616-7. ISSN 0016-6707.