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SPECIES Thomasomys praetor

Author:Thomas, 1900.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 7, 5: 354.
Common Name:Cajamarca Thomasomys
Type Locality:Perú, Cajamarca Dept., páramo between Cajamarca and San Pablo, 4000 m.
Distribution:NW Perú; limits uncertain.
Comments:Another of the large Thomasomys relegated to a subspecies of T. aureus by Cabrera (1961). Morphological contrasts sketched by Voss (2003), who acknowledged T. praetor as species.
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