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SPECIES Uromys (Uromys) anak

Author:Thomas, 1907.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 7, 20: 72.
Common Name:Black-tailed Uromys
Type Locality:Papua New Guinea, Central Province, Brown River, Efogi, "not less than" 4000 ft (1220 m).
Distribution:New Guinea; throughout the Central Cordillera from Weyland Range in the west to Mt Dayman in the east as well as the Huon Peninsula; not recorded from any of the N coastal ranges or the Vogelkop region; 850-2950 m (Flannery, 1995b).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Subgenus Uromys. Closely related to U. neobritannicus. Geographic variation of morphological traits analyzed by Groves and Flannery (1994) in context of a revision of Uromys. Sperm morphology documented by Breed and Aplin (1994). Reviewed by Flannery (1995a).
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Synonyms:

    albiventer Groves and Flannery, 1994
    rothschildi Thomas, 1912

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