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SPECIES Brachyuromys betsileoensis

Author:Bartlett, 1879.
Actual Date:1880
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1879: 770.
Common Name:Lesser Short-tailed Rat
Type Locality:Madagascar, "S.E. Betsileo."
Distribution:Central Highlands and its eastern fringes, ca. 900-2450 m, Madagascar.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Described as a species of Nesomys but referred to Brachyuromys by Major (1896). Occurs sympatrically with B. ramirohitra (Goodman and Rasolonandrasana, 2001).
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