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SPECIES Rhipidomys gardneri

Author:Patton, da Silva, and Malcolm, 2000.
Citation:Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 244: 165.
Common Name:Gardner’s Rhipidomys
Type Locality:Perú, Madre de Dios Dept., Reserva Cusco Amazónico, 14 km E Puerto Maldonado, left (= north) bank of Río Madre de Dios, 200 m; 12º33′S, 69º03′W.
Distribution:Westernmost Brazil (Acre) and lowlands of SE Perú, perhaps including the valley of the Río Ucayali.
Comments:R. leucodactylus section sensu Tribe (1996). Morphology and karyotype contrasted to R. leucodactylus by Patton et al. (2000).



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