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Mammalian Biology

, Volume 70, Issue 6, pp 376–380 | Cite as

Presence of Dromiciops gliroides (Microbiotheria: Microbiotheriidae) in the deciduous forests of central Chile

  • G. Lobos
  • A. Charrier
  • G. Carrasco
  • R. E. PalmaEmail author
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Dromiciops gliroides range expansion Chile 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Lobos
    • 1
  • A. Charrier
    • 1
  • G. Carrasco
    • 1
  • R. E. Palma
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Departamento de Ecología and Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Ecología y Biodiversidad, Facultad de Ciencias BiólógicasPontificia Universidad Católica de ChileSantiagoChile

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