Phyllotis xanthopygus (rodent)

Mass: 55.6 g based on Diaz and Ojeda 1999, Figueroa Rojas et al. 2003, and Kelt 1994

Abundance: 1.62 to 33.33% (median 4.19%)

Latitudinal range: -47.7° to -22.4°

Habitats: desert/xeric shrubland (7), temperate savanna (3)

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Found in 10 samples

Argentina: Sierras de Tecka, Estancia La Mimosa, Arroyo Pescado, Mendoza (undisturbed thicket), Parque Nacional Bosques Petrificados de Jaramillo (cañadón), Parque Nacional Bosques Petrificados de Jaramillo (estepa arbustiva), Parque Nacional Bosques Petrificados de Jaramillo (estepa subarbustiva), Parque Nacional Bosques Petrificados de Jaramillo (Tyto alba), Parque Nacional Bosques Petrificados de Jaramillo (Bubo magellanicus)

Chile: Atacama Desert (Puna biome)

Size measurements:
body mass44.00 gN = 3Diaz and Ojeda 1999
body mass55.4 gN = 1Figueroa Rojas et al. 2003
body mass57.57 gN = 20Kelt 1994
total body length241.60 mmN = 20Kelt 1994
♀ head and body length117 mmN = 1Thomas 1912
♂ head and body length130 mmN = 1Thomas 1912
head and body length125 mmN = 1Thomas 1912
♀ tail length122 mmN = 1Thomas 1912
♂ tail length140 mmN = 1Thomas 1912
tail length120.40 mmN = 20Kelt 1994
tail length135 mmN = 1Thomas 1912
♂ front foot length28 mmN = 1Thomas 1912
♀ hind foot length25 mmN = 1Thomas 1912
hind foot length29.18 mmN = 20Kelt 1994
hind foot length30 mmN = 1Thomas 1912
♀ ear length27 mmN = 1Thomas 1912
♂ ear length27 mmN = 1Thomas 1912
ear length25.45 mmN = 19Kelt 1994
ear length26 mmN = 1Thomas 1912
♀ skull length30.7 mmN = 1Thomas 1912
♂ skull length34 mmN = 1Thomas 1912
skull length31.39 mmN = 20Kelt 1994
♀ condyloincisive length28.1 mmN = 1Thomas 1912
♂ condyloincisive length31.7 mmN = 1Thomas 1912
♂ skull width17.5 mmN = 1Thomas 1912
skull width15.99 mmN = 20Kelt 1994
♀ upper tooth row length5.3 mmN = 1Thomas 1912
♂ upper tooth row length5.8 mmN = 1Thomas 1912
upper tooth row length5.46 mmN = 20Kelt 1994
lower tooth row length5.73 mmN = 20Kelt 1994

See also Phyllotis, Phyllotis darwini