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SPECIES Phyllotis definitus

Author:Osgood, 1915.
Citation:Field Mus. Nat. Hist. Publ., Zool. Ser., 10: 189.
Common Name:Ancash Pericote
Type Locality:Perú, Ancash Dept., Mácate, 9000 ft (2743 m).
Distribution:Andes of Ancash, Perú.
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Included in P. magister by Pearson (1958) and in P. darwini by Hershkovitz (1962) but distinctive karyotype is unlike either of those species (see Pearson, 1972).
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