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  • The typical genus is represented by the degu (Octodon degus) and several nearly related species; other genera being Ctenomys, Octodontomys (Neoctodon), Aconaemys, Spalacopus and Abrocoma; the latter taking its name from its unusually soft fur.
  • The species of Octodon have larger ears, longer, tufted tails and the sides of the cheekteeth indented by plates of enamel; they are chiefly found in hedgerows and bushes, where they burrow.
  • OCTODON, the generic name for a small South American rodent mammal (Octodon degus) locally known as the degu.
  • OCTODON, the generic name for a small South American rodent mammal (Octodon degus) locally known as the degu.
 
 

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