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SPECIES Thomasomys macrotis

Author:Gardner and Romo R., 1993.
Citation:Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash., 106: 762.
Common Name:Large-eared Thomasomys
Type Locality:Perú, San Martín Dept., Parque Nacional Río Abiseo, ca. 30 km NE Los Alisos, Puerta del Monte, 3250 m.
Distribution:Known only from the Pampa del Cuy Valley, in upper montane elfin forest, 3250-3380 m, NC Perú.
Comments:A big-eared and relatively short-tailed thomasomyine, somewhat larger than T. aureus but craniodentally more similar to T. ischyrus and kin.



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