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SPECIES Neofiber alleni

Author:True, 1884.
Citation:Science, 4: 34.
Common Name:Round-tailed Muskrat
Type Locality:USA, Florida, Brevard Co., Georgiana.
Distribution:Most of peninsular Florida, extralimitally in extreme SE Georgia and Florida panhandle, USA.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Geographic races initially delimited by Schwartz (1953), but Whitaker and Hamilton (1998) recommended nigrescens and struix as synonyms of N. a. alleni. See Birkenholz (1972, Mammalian Species, 15).
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Synonyms:

    apalachicolae Schwartz, 1953
    exoristus Schwartz, 1953
    nigrescens A. H. Howell, 1920
    struix Schwartz, 1952

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