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SPECIES Rhagomys rufescens

Author:Thomas, 1886.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 5, 17: 250.
Common Name:Rufescent Rhagomys
Type Locality:Brazil, Rio de Janeiro State, Rio de Janeiro.
Distribution:Known only from the type locality.
Status:IUCN Critically Endangered.
Comments:Only two specimens exist, one with the skull now missing. Morphology redescribed and skull of holotype illustrated by Luna and Patterson (2003).
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