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SPECIES Golunda ellioti

Author:Gray, 1837.
Citation:Mag. Nat. Hist. [Charlesworth's], 1: 586.
Common Name:Indian Bush Rat
Type Locality:India, Dharwar.
Distribution:SE Iran (Misonne, 1990), Pakistan (Roberts, 1977, 1997), Nepal (Ellerman, 1961), N and NE India south through Indian peninsula to Sri Lanka (Agrawal, 2000).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Agrawal (2000) reviewed the Indian population and could find no significant geographic variation in fur coloration or other morphological features. Ecology and distribution in the Aravalli Ranges in Rajasthan, India, documented by Prakash et al. (1995a, b), in Western Ghats of S India by Chandrasekar-Rao and Sunquist (1996), and in Gujarat State of NW India by Chakraborty and Agrawal (2000).
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Synonyms:

    bombax Thomas, 1923
    coenosa Thomas, 1923
    coffaeus Kelaart, 1850
    coraginis Thomas, 1923
    gujerati Thomas, 1923
    hirsutus (Elliot, 1839)
    limitaris Thomas, 1923
    myothrix (Hodgson, 1845)
    newara (Kelaart, 1850)
    paupera Thomas, 1923
    watsoni (Blanford, 1876)

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