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SPECIES Oryzomys rhabdops

Author:Merriam, 1901.
Citation:Proc. Wash. Acad. Sci., 3: 292.
Common Name:Highland Oryzomys
Type Locality:Guatemala, Quezaltenango Dept., Calel, 10,000 ft (3048 m).
Distribution:Highlands of S Chiapas, México, and C Guatemala.
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Allocated to subspecies of O. alfaroi by Goldman (1918), as conventionally observed in later systematic works (e.g., Hall, 1981). Merriam’s form is a valid species, having a much longer tail, longer pelage, and larger cranium than true O. alfaroi.



    angusticeps Merriam, 1901

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