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SPECIES Podoxymys roraimae

Author:Anthony, 1929.
Citation:Am. Mus. Novit., 383: 4.
Common Name:Roraima Akodont
Type Locality:Guyana, Mazaruni-Potaro Dist., summit of Mt Roraima, 8600 ft (2621 m).
Distribution:Guyana and adjacent portions of Venezuela and Brazil (as per Fonseca et al., 1996). Probably occurs on other neighboring tepuis within Venezuela (Linares, 1998).
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Known only by the original type series of 5 specimens and a single specimen reported by Pérez-Zapata et al. (1992).



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