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A Review of the Long-Whiskered Rice Rat, Oryzomys bombycinus Goldman
Ronald H. Pine
Journal of Mammalogy
Vol. 52, No. 3 (Aug., 1971), pp. 590-596
Published by: American Society of Mammalogists
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1378594
Page Count: 7
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The taxonomy and natural history of the long-whiskered rice rat, Oryzomys bombycinus Goldman, is reviewed. This species, known previously from a few localities in Costa Rica, Panamá, and Colombia is here definitely reported for the first time from Nicaragua and Ecuador. The currently recognized subspecies are provisionally retained on the basis of coat color. Habitat preferences and other ecological information are discussed.
Journal of Mammalogy © 1971 American Society of Mammalogists