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SPECIES Beamys major

Author:Dollman, 1914.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 8, 14: 428.
Common Name:Greater Pouched Rat
Type Locality:Malawi, Southern Region, Mulanje.
Distribution:Evergreen forest, 700-2000 m, in NE Zambia (Ansell, 1978) and Malawi (Ansell and Dowsett, 1988); possibly in Zambezia Dist., Mozambique (Smithers and Tello, 1976).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Most information on biology and ecology contained in the report of Hanney and Morris (1962).
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