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SPECIES Juliomys rimofrons

Author:Oliveira and Bonvicino, 2002.
Citation:Acta Theriol., 47(3): 310.
Common Name:Cleft-headed Juliomys
Type Locality:Brazil, Minas Gerais State, Itamonte Municipality, Serra da Mantiqueira, east of Pedra Furada, Brejo da Lapa, 2000 m; 2221′S, 4444′W.
Distribution:Known only from the type locality, SE Brazil.
Comments:Similar to J. pictipes, but J. rimofrons possesses longer pelage, fewer chromosomes (2n = 20, FN = 34), and a carotid arterial circulation with a supraorbital branch (Oliveira and Bonvicino, 2002).



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