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SPECIES Sigmodontomys aphrastus

Author:Harris, 1932.
Citation:Occas. Pap. Mus. Zool., Univ. Michigan, 248: 5.
Common Name:Long-tailed Sigmodontomys
Type Locality:Costa Rica, San José Prov., San Joaquin de Dota, 4000 ft (1219 m).
Distribution:Known only from the type locality, Chiriqui Prov. in W Panamá, and Pichincha Prov. in NC Ecuador (Voss, 1988:423).
Status:IUCN – Critically Endangered.
Comments:Usually listed as a species of Oryzomys of uncertain relationship (Hall, 1981). Assignment to Sigmodontomys tentative following the observations of Ray (1962). Distribution meagerly documented, known by only four specimens.



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