First record of Wroughton’s Small Spiny Mouse Mus phillipsi Wroughton, 1912 (Rodentia: Muridae) from Odisha, India with notes on diversity and distribution of other rodents

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Pratyush P. Mohapatra
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8966-297X
S.S. Talmale
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7363-6227
V. Sarkar
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0091-0288
S.K. Dutta
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8380-3252

Abstract

We report the occurrence of Wroughton’s Small Spiny Mouse Mus phillipsi Wroughton, 1912 based on a specimen collected from Gajapati District, Odisha.  With this species, the diversity of order Rodentia in Odisha increases to 17 species under three families and 12 genera.  An updated checklist of the rodents with distribution localities and threats to various species in Odisha is also presented. 

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Mohapatra, P.P., Talmale, S., Sarkar, V. and Dutta, S. 2021. First record of Wroughton’s Small Spiny Mouse Mus phillipsi Wroughton, 1912 (Rodentia: Muridae) from Odisha, India with notes on diversity and distribution of other rodents. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 13, 2 (Feb. 2021), 17611–17618. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.4989.13.2.17611-17618.
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