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SPECIES Thomasomys laniger

Author:Thomas, 1895.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 6, 16: 59.
Common Name:Soft-furred Thomasomys
Type Locality:Colombia, Cundinamarca Dept., Bogotá Region, 8750 ft (2667 m).
Distribution:Andes of C Colombia and adjacent W Venezuela (see Linares, 1998:Fig. 149).
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Chromosomal, mensural, and ecological discrimination from T. niveipes in Colombia presented by Gómez-Laverde et al. (1997); karyotypic formula for Venezuelan populations reported by Aguilera et al. (2000).



    emeritus Thomas, 1916

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