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SPECIES Chiruromys lamia

Author:Thomas, 1897.
Citation:Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. Genova, 18: 615.
Common Name:Broad-headed Chiruromys
Type Locality:Papua New Guinea, Central Province, lower Kemp Welch River, Ighibirei (see Thomas, 1897a:4, for details).
Distribution:Mainland Papua New Guinea; known only from the Owen Stanley Range in SE Papua, from 1200 to 2300 m (Flannery, 1995a; specimens in AMNH, BMNH).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Occurs in the same general mainland region as C. forbesi, but replaces it at higher elevations. Specimens and habitat on eastern flanks of Mount Dayman discussed by Cole et al. (1997).
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    kagi (Tate, 1951)

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