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SPECIES Mallomys istapantap

Author:Flannery, Aplin, and Groves, 1989.
Citation:Rec. Aust. Mus., 41: 96.
Common Name:Subalpine Mallomys
Type Locality:Papua New Guinea, Mt Hagen Dist., Korelum (Flannery et al., 1989, provided additional information).
Distribution:New Guinea; high altitudes along Central Cordillera from Mt Victoria in Owen Stanley Range of E Papua New Guinea to Bele River region in Snow Mtns of Prov. of Papua (= Irian Jaya).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Recorded from the Snow Mtns (Pegunungan Maoke), where it has been taken on the N slopes at the Bele River and on the S slopes near Tembagapura, and the Central Cordillera in Papua New Guinea from Mt Giluwe in the west to Mt Victoria in the east; 2200-3850 m (Flannery, 1995a:289).
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