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SPECIES Thomasomys apeco

Author:Leo L. and Gardner, 1993.
Citation:Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash., 106: 417.
Common Name:Apeco Thomasomys
Type Locality:Perú, San Martín Dept., Parque Nacional Río Abiseo, ca. 25 km NE Pataz, Valle de Los Chochos, 3280 m.
Distribution:Known only from the type locality and vicinity, in upper montane forest, 3250-3380 m, NC Perú.
Comments:The largest living thomasomyine as so far known; differentially compared with T. aureus and Megaoryzomys curioi, an extinct Pleistocene form from the Galapagos Isls.



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