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SPECIES Neacomys minutus

Author:Patton, da Silva, and Malcolm, 2000.
Citation:Bull. Am. Mus. Hist., 244: 105.
Common Name:Minute Neacomys
Type Locality:Brazil, Amazonas State, left bank Rio Juruá, Altimira; 6º35′S, 68º54′W.
Distribution:So far known from the central and lower drainage of the Rio Juruá, W Brazil; range limits require amplification.
Comments:Morphological, karyological (2n = 35-36), and molecular differentiation from N. musseri and N. spinosus presented by Patton et al. (2000). Known sympatrically with N. spinosus.



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