Sentence Examples

  • 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.
  • In Abrocoma the tail has no tuft, the ears are still larger and the lower cheek-teeth more complex than the upper ones.

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