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SPECIES Gymnuromys roberti

Author:Major, 1896.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 6, 18: 324.
Common Name:Voalavoanala
Type Locality:Madagascar, Fianarantsoa Prov., Ampitambe forest.
Distribution:E Madagascar humid forest, 500-1625 m, from the Northern Highlands, along the eastern flank of the central highlands, to the southern limits of the Anosyenne Mountains.
Status:IUCN Vulnerable.
Comments:Some have voiced concern that populations of G. roberti are being supplanted by introduced Rattus (see Carleton and Schmidt, 1990; Goodman, 1995).
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