Taxon profile


Patagonian Mara
Dolichotis patagonum (Zimmermann, 1780)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Rodentia - rodents »  family Caviidae - Cavies and Maras »  genus Dolichotis - Pampas cavies

Scientific synonyms

Dolichotis patagona
Cavia patachonica
Dolichotis patagonica
Cavia salinicola

Other names

= Patagonian Cavy

Near Threatened


juvenile animal


Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [6785]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Dolichotis patagonum (Zimmermann, 1780)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Dolichotis patagonum Zimmermann, 1780]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Dolichotis patagonum (Zimmermann, 1780)]

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