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SPECIES Reithrodontomys (Aporodon) paradoxus

Author:Jones and Genoways, 1970.
Citation:Occas. Pap. W. Found. Vert. Zool., 2: 12.
Common Name:Nicaraguan Harvest Mouse
Type Locality:Nicaragua, Carazo Dept., 3 mi (5 km) NNW Diriamba, about 660 m.
Distribution:Isolated records from SW Nicaragua and WC Costa Rica.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Subgenus Aporodon, mexicanus species group. Morphologically closest to R. brevirostris; extent of distribution unknown. See Jones and Baldassarre (1982, Mammalian Species, 192).
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