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SPECIES Maxomys hylomyoides

Author:Robinson and Kloss, 1916.
Citation:J. Str. Br. Roy. Asiat. Soc., 73: 273.
Common Name:Sumatran Mountain Maxomys
Type Locality:Indonesia, W Sumatra, Korinchi Peak, 7300 ft (2225 m).
Distribution:Endemic to montane forests in mountainous backbone of W Sumatra.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:At one time listed as a subspecies of M. alticola (Chasen, 1940), but later reinstated as a distinctive species (Medway, 1964; Musser et al., 1979). Member of a suite of murines endemic to Sumatra that includes Maxomys inflatus, Mus crociduroides, Rattus korinchi, and R. hoogerwerfi (Musser, 1986).
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