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SPECIES Oxymycterus amazonicus

Author:Hershkovitz, 1994.
Citation:Fieldiana Zool., N.S., 79: 23.
Common Name:Amazonian Hocicudo
Type Locality:Brazil, Pará State, right bank lower Rio Tapajós, Fordlândia; 03º40′S, 55º30′W.
Distribution:Lower Amazon Basin, south of the Rio Amazonas between the Rios Tocantins and Madeira, C Brazil, as least as far south as NW Mato Grosso (per additional localities reported by Musser et al., 1998:239).
Comments:Considered a small size-class species, principally compared with O. nasutus; sister species to O. delator according to phylogenetic analysis of cytochrome b data (Hoffmann et al., 2002).



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