Primer registro del cuy del altiplano microcavia niata (Caviidae, rodentia) para Perú

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

Horacio Zeballos, Alexander Pari, Kateryn Pino, Cesar Edgardo Medina Pacheco, 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 languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)85-89
Number of pages5
JournalGayana
Volume82
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2018
Externally publishedYes

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
Our deepest thanks to Giovanni Aragon by providing the specimen of their collection and Hugo Zamora by the botanical data. To Eduardo Palma for allowing the review of the specimens of “Patricio Sanchez Museum” in the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. We are especially grateful to Enrique Rodríguez-Serrano for their critical comments and suggestions on the manuscript. This study was partially supported by The Mohamed Bin Zayed Species Conservation Found (Number grant: 11252582). Also thanks to the Ministerio de Agricultura y Riego by permissions to collect specimens (R.D. 263 MINAGRI- DGFFS/DGEFFS). K. Pino appreciates the support of EDPG LPR-161 project of Dirección de Investigación of Universidad de Concepción.

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