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SPECIES Otomys burtoni

Author:Thomas, 1918.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 9, 2: 210.
Common Name:Burtonís Vlei Rat
Type Locality:Cameroon, Cameroon Mountains, 7000 ft.
Distribution:Highlands of NW Cameroon; range limits unknown.
Comments:Retained as a species until submerged within the pan-African rassenkreis of O. irroratus (Bohmann, 1952; Petter, 1982). As noted by Thomas (1918b), among the smallest species of Otomys, resembling nubilus (here = O. tropicalis) in Kenya.
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