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SPECIES Tateomys macrocercus

Author:Musser, 1982.
Citation:Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 174: 64.
Common Name:Long-tailed Sulawesian Shrew Rat
Type Locality:Indonesia, C Sulawesi, Gunung Nokilalaki, 7500 ft (2286 m).
Distribution:Known only between 1980 and 2286 m in tropical upper montane rain forest on Gunung Nokilalaki, but probably occurs in other mountainous regions of C Sulawesi.
Status:IUCN Vulnerable.
Comments:Stomach morphology of T. macrocercus, which is scansorial, nocturnal, and vermivorous, described and compared with the arboreal and insectivorous Sommeromys and other Sulawesian endemics by Musser and Durden (2002).
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