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SPECIES Thomasomys pyrrhonotus

Author:Thomas, 1886.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 5, 18: 421.
Common Name:Reddish-backed Thomasomys
Type Locality:Perú, Cajamarca Dept., Río Malleta, Tambillo, 5800 ft (1768 m).
Distribution:Andes of S Ecuador and NW Perú.
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Morphology redescribed and additional specimens reported by Pine (1980b). Tirira (1999) listed auricularis as a valid species.
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    auricularis Anthony, 1923

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