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SPECIES Neotoma (Neotoma) chrysomelas

Author:J. A. Allen, 1908.
Citation:Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 24: 653.
Common Name:Nicaraguan Woodrat
Type Locality:Nicaragua, Matagalpa Dept., Matagalpa.
Distribution:NW Nicaragua, Honduras.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Neotoma, mexicana species group (sensu Edwards and Bradley, 2002b). Hall (1981) suggested that chrysomelas is conspecific with N. mexicana, a proposal that should be considered apropos of a much needed revision of the latter.
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