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SPECIES Grammomys minnae

Author:Hutterer and Dieterlen, 1984.
Citation:Stuttg. Beitr. Naturk., A, 374: 10.
Common Name:Ethiopian Grammomys
Type Locality:S Ethiopia, Sidamo Province, edge of Bulcha Forest, 1800 m.
Distribution:S Ethiopia; limits unknown.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Recorded only from two localities. About the same body size as G. dolichurus and G. macmillani but has a very different karyotype (2n = 32, FN = 64; 2n = 52, FN = 66 in G. dolichurus and 2n = 68-76 in G. macmillani). Reviewed as an Ethiopian endemic by Yalden and Largen (1992; also see Yalden et al., 1996).
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