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SPECIES Thomasomys onkiro

Author:Luna and Pacheco, 2002.
Citation:J. Mammal., 83: 835.
Common Name:Ashaninka Thomasomys
Type Locality:Perú, Cuzco Dept., La Convención Prov., Vilcabamba Cordillera, between the Ene and Urubamba Rivers, 325 km NW Cuzco, 3350 m; 11º39′36″S, 73º40′02″W.
Distribution:Known only from elfin forest at the type locality, S Peru.
Comments:A medium-sized species differentially compared with T. caudivarius and T. silvestris and morphologically most similar to the latter; presumed to be a relict restricted to the Cordillera Vilcabamba (Luna and Pacheco, 2002).



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