What is it about?
Based on specimens collected in the southeastern Andes of Ecuador, at Parque Nacional Sangay, but also including animals from mammal collections, a revision of the species of the group “cinereus” of the cricetid genus Thomasomys Coues, 1884 (Sigmodontini, Thomasomyini) was made.
Why is it important?
As a result, concomitantly to a new phylogeny based on a molecular marker (Cytb), a new species is recognized and described.
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This page is a summary of: DIVERSIDAD INSOSPECHADA EN LOS ANDES DE ECUADOR: FILOGENIA DEL GRUPO “cinereus” DE Thomasomys Y DESCRIPCIÓN DE UNA NUEVA ESPECIE (RODENTIA,CRICETIDAE), Mastozoología Neotropical, December 2019, Sociedad Argentina para el Estudio de los Mamiferos, DOI: 10.31687/saremmn.188.8.131.52.04.
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