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SPECIES Maxomys ochraceiventer

Author:Thomas, 1894.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 6, 14: 451.
Common Name:Ochraceous-bellied Bornean Maxomys
Type Locality:Malaysia, Sabah (N Borneo), Gunung Kinabalu, below 1700 m (Md Nor, 2001).
Distribution:Sabah and Sarawak (N Borneo), and East Kalimantan (E Borneo); apparently restricted to hills (Medway, 1964).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Once treated as a lower altitudinal subspecies of the higher montane M. alticola on Borneo (Chasen, 1940), but the two species are sympatric at 1067 m on slopes of Gunung Kinabalu (Medway, 1977). Reviewed by Corbet and Hill (1992). Member of the cluster of murine species endemic to Borneo (Musser, 1986; also see account of Chiropodomys major).
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    perasper (Shamel, 1940)

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