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SPECIES Delanymys brooksi

Author:Hayman, 1962.
Citation:Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr., 65: 2-Jan.
Common Name:Delany’s Swamp Mouse
Type Locality:SW Uganda, Kigezi, near Kanaba, Echuya (or Muchuya) Swamp, 7500 ft (2286 m) (Hayman, 1962a).
Distribution:Sedge swamps in bamboo and montane forest in SW Uganda, Dem. Rep. Congo (Kivu), Rwanda (Volcanos and Nyungwe forest), and Burundi (Kibira National Park; Peterhans Kerbis, in litt., 1992).
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Available information on morphology, distribution, and ecology covered in Hayman (1962a, b, 1963a), W. Verheyen (1965b), Dieterlen (1969b), Delany (1975), and Van der Straeten and Verheyen (1983).



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