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SPECIES Neacomys musseri

Author:Patton, da Silva, and Malcolm, 2000.
Citation:Bull. Am. Mus. Hist., 244: 98.
Common Name:Musser’s Neacomys
Type Locality:Perú, Cusco Dept., Manu Biosphere Reserve, 72 km (by road) NE Paucartambo at km 152, 1460 m.
Distribution:So far known from the headwaters of the Rio Juruá, SE Perú and extreme W Brazil; range limits require amplification.
Comments:Morphology, karyology (2n = 34), and genetic differentiation from N. minutus and N. spinosus presented by Patton et al. (2000). Known sympatrically with N. spinosus.



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