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SPECIES Brucepattersonius griserufescens

Author:Hershkovitz, 1998.
Citation:Bonn. Zool. Beitr., 47: 233.
Common Name:Gray-bellied Akodont
Type Locality:Brazil, Minas Gerais State, Parque Nacional de Caparaó, Terreirao, 2400 m
Distribution:Humid montane forest and scrub, 1300-2700 m, E Minas Gerais and Espírito Santo to Rio de Janeiro, SE Brazil.
Comments:Distribution amplified and karyotype reported by Bonvicino et al. (1998b), who noted that it (2n = 52, FN = 52-53) differs from all Oxymycterus species so far examined (2n = 54, FN = 64; see Bonvicino et al., 1998b).



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