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SPECIES Juliomys pictipes

Author:Osgood, 1933.
Citation:Field Mus. Nat. Hist. Publ., Zool. Ser., 20(2): 11.
Common Name:Contreras’ Juliomys
Type Locality:Argentina, Misiones Prov., Río Paraná, 100 mi (161 km) S Río Iguazú, Caraguatay.
Distribution:NE Argentina and SE Brazil (São Paulo and Santa Catarina).
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc) as Wilfredomys pictipes.
Comments:See González (2000a:4) for remarks on location and habitat of the type locality. Karyotype (2n = 36, FN = 34) reported (as Wilfredomys pictipes) by Bonvicino and Otazu (1999), who noted many banding patterns congruent with Rhipidomys species and generally weak homologies with those of Delomys.



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