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Akodon (Akodon) azarae Fischer 1829 (Azara's grass mouse)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Cricetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 233298

Alternative combinations: Akodon azarae, Mus azarae

Synonym: Mus arenicola Waterhouse 1837 (taxon 233299)

Belongs to Akodon (Akodon) according to A. D. Vitullo et al. 1986

Sister taxon: Akodon (Akodon) puer

Subtaxa: Akodon (Akodon) azarae azarae, Akodon (Akodon) azarae bibianae

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 15.3, femur diameter 1.06, humerus length 12.9, humerus diameter 1.20, radius length 13.3, scapula length 12.7, skull 23.4 x 12.3, tibia length 17.6, tibia diameter 0.950, ulna length 15.6

Estimated body mass: 18.5 g based on femur diameter, femur length, humerus diameter, humerus length, tibia diameter, tibia length, and ulna length