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SPECIES Thomasomys cinnameus

Author:Anthony, 1924.
Citation:Am. Mus. Novit., 139: 5.
Common Name:Cinnamon-colored Thomasomys
Type Locality:Ecuador, Tungurahua Prov., east of Ambato, Hacienda San Francisco, 8000 ft (2438 m).
Distribution:Cordillera Oriental, ca. 2400-3800 m, NC Ecuador (Tungurahua and Napo Provs.).
Comments:A small form described as a species by Anthony (1924), later treated as a synonym of T. gracilis (Cabrera, 1961; Musser and Carleton, 1993), but resurrected by Voss (2003), who amplified its unique traits as compared with T. gracilis and T. hudsoni.



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