Primer registro de Punomys (Rodentia: Sigmodontinae) en Bolivia

Translated title of the contribution: First record of Punomys (Rodentia: Sigmodontinae) in Bolivia

Jorge Salazar-Bravo, Jacqueline Miralles-Salazar, Adriana Rico-Cernohorska, Julieta Vargas

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We report the first known specimen of the cricetid genus Punomys for Bolivia based on an adult female captured in 1987. The specific affinities of this individual are currently unknown as it shares qualitative and quantitative characters with Punomys kofordi and P. lemminus, but also differs substantially from both species; we submit that new specimens are required to arrive to a definitive conclusion as to what species this specimen represents.

Translated title of the contributionFirst record of Punomys (Rodentia: Sigmodontinae) in Bolivia
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)143-146
Number of pages4
JournalMastozoologia Neotropical
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2011


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