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SPECIES Macrotarsomys bastardi

Author:Milne-Edwards and G. Grandidier, 1898.
Citation:Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris, ser. 1, 4: 179.
Common Name:Lesser Big-footed Mouse
Type Locality:Madagascar, Fianarantsoa Prov., east of Ihosy River, near Ravori; see Carleton and Schmidt (1990:14).
Distribution:Dry deciduous forest and open savannah in NW, W, and S Madagascar, from the vicinity of Ankarafantsika to the island’s southernmost tip.
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Ellerman (1949) described occidentalis as a subspecies; its status has yet to be critically assessed.



    occidentalis Ellerman, 1949

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