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SPECIES Rhipidomys caucensis

Author:J. A. Allen, 1913.
Citation:Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 32: 601.
Common Name:Colombian Rhipidomys
Type Locality:Colombia, Cauca Dept., Cerro Munchique, 8225 ft (2507 m).
Distribution:Middle to high elevations, 2200-3500 m, W Andes of Colombia.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:R. fulviventer section sensu Tribe (1996). A small species morphologically similar to R. wetzeli (Tribe, 1996).
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