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SPECIES Thomasomys vulcani

Author:Thomas, 1898.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 7, 1: 452.
Common Name:Pichincha Thomasomys
Type Locality:Ecuador, Pichincha Prov., Mt Pichincha, 12,000 ft (3658 m).
Distribution:Ecuadoran Andes, range uncertain.
Comments:Described as a species of Aepeomys and thereafter classified as a subspecies or synonym of lugens, whether listed under Aepeomys (Musser and Carleton, 1993) or Thomasomys (Cabrera, 1961). Pacheco (in Voss et al., 2002) considered vulcani to be a form of Thomasomys proper, its status and relationships yet to be resolved.



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