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SPECIES Eliurus minor

Author:Major, 1896.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 6, 18: 462.
Common Name:Lesser Tufted-tailed Rat
Type Locality:Madagascar, Fianarantsoa Prov., Ampitambe.
Distribution:Humid forests of E Madagascar, near sea level to 1875 m.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Co-occurs regionally with most other species of Eliurus. Extensive size variation and broad altitudinal occurrence suggest a species composite.
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