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Lagidium peruanum Meyen 1833 (northern viscacha)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Chinchillidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 238407

Belongs to Lagidium according to K. J. Ledesma et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Lagidium ahuacaense, Lagidium viscacia, Lagidium wolffsohni

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 67.0, humerus length 46.9, skull 67.4 x 42.6, tibia length 86.3, ulna length 52.5

Estimated body mass: 1.81 kg based on femur length, humerus length, skull length, tibia length, and ulna length