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SPECIES Oxymycterus hucucha

Author:Hinojosa, Anderson, and Patton, 1987.
Citation:Am. Mus. Novit., 2898: 15.
Common Name:Quechuan Hocicudo
Type Locality:Bolivia, Cochabamba Dept., 28 km (by road) W Comarapa, 2800 m; 1751'S, 6440'W.
Distribution:Known only from the type locality and vicinity, about 2600-3000 m, C Bolivia.
Status:IUCN Vulnerable.
Comments:Morphologically similar to O. hiska.
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