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SPECIES Cuscomys ashaninka

Author:Emmons, 1999.
Citation:Am. Mus. Novit., 3279: 2.
Common Name:Ashaninka Arboreal Chinchilla Rat
Type Locality:Peru, Dept. de Cusco, N Cordillera de Vilcabamba (11o3936"S, 73o4002"W).
Distribution:Known only from the type locality.
Comments:An arboreally adapted abrocomid rodent.
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