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SPECIES Chiruromys vates

Author:Thomas, 1908.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 8, 2: 495.
Common Name:Lesser Chiruromys
Type Locality:Papua New Guinea, Central Province, Upper St. Joseph's River (= Angabunga River), Madeu, 50 m NE Hall Sound, 2000-3000 ft (610-915 m).
Distribution:Mainland Papua New Guinea; S side of Central Cordillera, from Lake Murray area in the Trans-Fly region (Western Province) east to the Kokoda Gap region near type locality; sea level to 1500 m (Flannery, 1990b, 1995a).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
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