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SPECIES Necromys amoenus

Author:Thomas, 1900.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 7, 6: 468.
Common Name:Pleasant Akodont
Type Locality:Perú, Arequipa Dept., Calalla, Río Colca, near Sumbay, 3500 m.
Distribution:Altiplano grasslands, above 3200 m, of SE Perú and W Bolivia, as far south as Tarija Dept. (Anderson, 1993).
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc) as Bolomys amoenus.
Comments:Morphological definition as type species of Bolomys Thomas, 1916, clarified by Reig (1987) and Anderson and Olds (1989). Additional Bolivian localities reported by Salazar-Bravo et al. (2002b).



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