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SPECIES Microryzomys minutus

Author:Tomes, 1860.
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1860: 215.
Common Name:Montane Colilargo
Type Locality:Ecuador, Chimborazo Prov., probably near Pallatanga.
Distribution:Lower montane to subalpine forest, mostly 2000-3500 m, from N Venezuela, through Colombia, Ecuador and Perú, to WC Bolivia.
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Formerly included altissimus as a subspecies by Osgood (1933a), who also treated aurillus, humilior, and fulvirostris as subspecies. No races were deemed diagnosable by Carleton and Musser (1989).



    aurillus (Thomas, 1917)
    dryas (Thomas, 1898)
    fulvirostris (J. A. Allen, 1912)
    humilior (Thomas, 1898)

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