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SPECIES Thomasomys vestitus

Author:Thomas, 1898.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 7, 1: 454.
Common Name:Mérida Thomasomys
Type Locality:Venezuela, Mérida, Río Milla, 1630 m.
Distribution:Mérida Andes, ca. 1600-2400 m, W Venezuela (see Linares, 1998:Fig. 151).
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Karyotype described by Aguilera et al. (2000), who noted its general conformity to the condition supposed as primitive for the genus.
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