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SPECIES Mallomys aroaensis

Author:De Vis, 1907.
Citation:Ann. Queensl. Mus., 7: 11.
Common Name:De Visís Mallomys
Type Locality:Papua New Guinea, Central Province, head of Aroa River (Flannery et al., 1989, provided additional data).
Distribution:New Guinea; in Prov. of Papua (= Irian Jaya) in the Arfak Mtns of Vogelkop region and on the S side of the Snow Mtns (Pegunungan Maoke), then throughout the Central Cordillera of Papua New Guinea to Mt Simpson in the east; also highlands of Huon Peninsula; 1100-2700 m (Flannery et al., 1989:95; Flannery, 1995a).
Status:IUCN Ė Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Broadly sympatric with M. rothschildi along the Central Cordillera in Papua New Guinea (Flannery, 1995a). Cole et al. (1997) discussed a specimen obtained on E flanks of Mt Dayman.
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    hercules Thomas, 1912

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