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SPECIES Thomasomys silvestris

Author:Anthony, 1924.
Citation:Am. Mus. Novit., 114: 2.
Common Name:Sylvan Thomasomys
Type Locality:Ecuador, Pichincha Prov., Santo Domingo trail on western slope of Mt Corazón, Las Máquinas, 7000 ft (2134 m).
Distribution:Andes of NC Ecuador (Pichincha Prov.).
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Relegated to a subspecies of T. ischyrus by Cabrera (1961), but explicitly distinguished from that form by Anthony (1924); accepted as a valid species by Tirira (1999), Luna and Pacheco (2002), and Voss (2003).



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