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SPECIES Niviventer hinpoon

Author:J. T. Marshall, Jr., 1976.
Citation:Family Muridae: rats and mice [Privately printed by Government Printing Office, Bangkok]: 459.
Common Name:Limestone Niviventer
Type Locality:Thailand, Saraburi Province, Kaengkhoi Dist., "outside the entrance to the bat cave, half-way up the face of a wooded limestone cliff, 200 meters altitude."
Distribution:Endemic to Korat Plateau in Thailand (J. T. Marshall, Jr.; specimens in AMNH and USNM).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:See Musser (1981b) for discussion of original citation. A very distinctive species (the only one with buffy underparts) that is morphometrically most closely related to N. fulvescens (Musser and Lunde, ms).
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