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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Cladus: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Cladus: Cynodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohort: Theria
Cohort: Eutheria
Cohort: Placentalia
Cladus: Boreoeutheria
Superordo: Euarchontoglires
Ordo: Rodentia
Subordo: Hystricomorpha
Infraordo: Hystricognathi
Infraordo: Caviomorpha
Superfamilia: Octodontoidea

Familia: Octodontidae
Genus: Aconaemys
Species: Aconaemys sagei

Aconaemys sagei Pearson, 1984: 229

Holotype: MVZ 163419, adult ♀, skin and skull.

Sage's rock rat (Aconaemys sagei) is a species of rodent in the family Octodontidae.

It is found in Argentina and possibly Chile.

Roach, N. (2016). "Aconaemys sagei". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T279A78318855. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-2.RLTS.T279A78318855.en. Retrieved 12 November 2021.

Woods, C.A.; Kilpatrick, C.W. (2005). "Infraorder Hystricognathi". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 1538–1600. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.

Type locality: “Pampa de Hui Hui, 4 km west and 2 km south of Cerro Quillén, 1050 m, Province of Neuquén, Argentina.”
Primary references

Pearson, O.P. 1984. Taxonomy and natural history of some fossorial rodents of Patagonia, southern Argentina. Journal of Zoology 202(2): 225–237. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-7998.1984.tb05952.x Reference page.


Aconaemys sagei in Mammal Species of the World.
Wilson, Don E. & Reeder, DeeAnn M. (Editors) 2005. Mammal Species of the World – A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Third edition. ISBN 0-8018-8221-4.
Roach, N. 2016. IUCN: Aconaemys sagei (Data Deficient). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T279A78318855. DOI: 10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-2.RLTS.T279A78318855.en

Vernacular names
English: Sage's Rock Rat

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