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SPECIES Wiedomys pyrrhorhinos

Author:Wied-Neuwied, 1821.
Citation:Reise nach Brasilien, 2: 177.
Common Name:Red-nosed Wiedomys
Type Locality:Brazil, Bahia State, caatingas along the Riacho da Ressaca, between the farms Tamboril and Ilha (as clarified by Avila-Pires, 1965).
Distribution:SE Brazil, from Ceará to Rio Grande do Sul.
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Locality records clarified by Pine (1980b).
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