Microhydromys argenteus, Helgen & Leary & Aplin, 2010

Helgen, Kristofer M., Leary, Tanya & Aplin, Kenneth P., 2010, A Review of Microhydromys (Rodentia: Murinae), with Description of a New Species from Southern New Guinea, American Museum Novitates 3676, pp. 1-22: 5

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.1206/632.1

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5454814

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03948783-5249-FF9D-F7A0-8E68FB7D3F63

treatment provided by

Carolina

scientific name

Microhydromys argenteus
status

n. sp.

Microhydromys argenteus   , n. sp. (3 localities)

5. Papua New Guinea, Southern Highlands Province: Mt. Sisa (5 Mt. Haliago, circa 06 ° 09 9 S, 142 ° 45 9 E), southern slopes, 1450 m (AM M14166 View Materials , skin and skull). Dwyer (1990) and Leary and Seri (1997) provided a map and other relevant information for Mount Sisa; see also Dwyer (1983, 1984) and Plowman (1983) for commentary regarding this site’s ecological context.

6. Papua New Guinea, Gulf Province: 10 km northeast of the village of Faia (7 ° 08 9 S, 143 ° 37 9 E), 380 m, Darai Plateau ( UPNG 4310, fluid specimen). See below and Leary (2004) for more detailed discussion about this site GoogleMaps   .

7. Papua New Guinea, Central Province: Sirinumu Dam (Lake Sirinumu), 550 m, Sogeri Plateau (BBM-NG 60202, skin and skull). This is the type locality of M. argenteus   , n. sp. Lake Sirinumu is a manmade reservoir ( Chambers, 1987); for other information on the area see also Aplin et al. (in review) and Berra et al. (1975).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Mammalia

Order

Rodentia

Family

Muridae

Genus

Microhydromys