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SPECIES Ototylomys phyllotis

Author:Merriam, 1901.
Citation:Proc. Wash. Acad. Sci., 3: 562.
Common Name:Big-eared Climbing Rat
Type Locality:Mexico, Yucatán, Tunkás.
Distribution:C Costa Rica north to Yucatán Peninsula, S Tabasco, and N Chiapas, Mexico; isolated record from NC Guerrero, Mexico.
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Distribution and geographic variation examined by Lawlor (1969), who retained australis and connectens as subspecies. See Lawlor (1982, Mammalian Species, 181).



    affinis Laurie, 1953
    australis Osgood, 1931
    brevirostris Laurie, 1953
    connectens Sanborn, 1935
    fumeus J. A. Allen, 1908
    guatemalae Thomas, 1909
    phaeus Merriam, 1901

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