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SPECIES Thomasomys popayanus

Author:J. A. Allen, 1912.
Citation:Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 31: 81.
Common Name:PopayŠn Thomasomys
Type Locality:Colombia, Cauca Dept., Cordillera Occidental, 40 mi (64 km)W PopayŠn, 10,340 ft (3152 m).
Distribution:Andes of W and C Colombia.
Comments:Reduced to a subspecies of T. aureus by Ellerman (1941), a synonymy repeated by others (Cabrera, 1961; Musser and Carleton, 1993). Species stature, provisionally including nicefori, argued by Voss (2003).
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    nicefori Thomas, 1921

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