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SPECIES Calomys sorellus

Author:Thomas, 1900.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 7, 6: 297.
Common Name:Peruvian Laucha
Type Locality:Perú, Libertad Dept., 8 mi (13 km) S Huamachuco, 3500 m.
Distribution:Peruvian Andes, above 2000 m, from Libertad to Puno Depts.
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Classified as a subspecies of C. lepidus (Cabrera, 1961); discrimination from and sympatry with C. lepidus documented by Hershkovitz (1962), who relegated frida and miurus to synonymy under C. sorellus (also see Pearson and Patton, 1976).



    frida (Thomas, 1917)
    miurus (Thomas, 1926)

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