LARGE VESPER MOUSE Calomys callosus
The largest of the Calomys in Paraguay with the tail slightly shorter than head and body length. Dark grey-brown dorsally and greyish ventrally, this is a species of open areas, including those heavily-affected by human activity. The tail is bicoloured and sparsely haired.
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FIGURE 1 - (FPMAM653PH) Adult lateral, location unknown (Ulf Drechsel www.pybio.org).
FIGURE 2 - (FPMAM654PH) Adult, PN Tte Enciso, Departamento Boquerón (Jon Hall August 2010).
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Aprecio mucho tu generoso contribución Ulf, mil gracias!
Jon Hall´s website Mammal Watching.com is highly recommended!