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SPECIES Maxomys inflatus

Author:Robinson and Kloss, 1916.
Citation:J. Str. Br. Roy. Asiat. Soc., 73: 273.
Common Name:Broad-nosed Sumatran Maxomys
Type Locality:Indonesia, W Sumatra, Korinchi Peak, Sungei Kumbang, 4700 ft (1433 m).
Distribution:Endemic to mountain forests of W Sumatra.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:One of the most distinctive species of Maxomys, as reflected by its wide rostrum and inflated nasolacrimal capsules (Corbet and Hill, 1992; Musser et al., 1979). Part of the suite of murine species endemic to Sumatra (Musser, 1986; see account of Maxomys hylomyoides).
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