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A new species of the ichthyomyine Daptomys from Perú. American Museum novitates ; no. 2537

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dc.contributor.author Musser, Guy G. en_US
dc.contributor.author Gardner, Alfred L. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2005-10-06T16:36:20Z
dc.date.available 2005-10-06T16:36:20Z
dc.date.issued 1974 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2246/2740
dc.description 23 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. en_US
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (p. 22-23). en_US
dc.description.abstract "The cricetine genus Daptomys is a South American amphibious mouse known by four specimens, three from eastern and southern Venezuela and one from eastern Perú. The three from Venezuela are examples of D. venezuelae, a species described by Anthony in 1929. The specimen from Perú represents a new species which we name and describe. We also report on morphological variation among the three examples of D. venezuelae, compare them with the Peruvian specimen, and provide information about habitat"--P. [1]. en_US
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dc.language eng en_US
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher New York, N.Y. : American Museum of Natural History en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries American Museum novitates ; no. 2537 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Neusticomys peruviensis en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Neusticomys venezuelae. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Rodents -- Peru -- Loreto (Dept.) en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Rodents -- Venezuela. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Mammals -- Peru -- Loreto (Dept.) en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Mammals -- Venezuela. en_US
dc.title A new species of the ichthyomyine Daptomys from Perú. American Museum novitates ; no. 2537 en_US
dc.title.alternative Daptomys en_US
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    Novitates (Latin for "new acquaintances"), published continuously and numbered consecutively since 1921, are short papers that contain descriptions of new forms and reports in zoology, paleontology, and geology. New numbers are published at irregular intervals.

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