Allen's woodrat

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Allen's woodrat
Temporal range: Recent
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Neotominae
Tribe: Neotomini
Genus: Hodomys
Merriam, 1894
Species: H. alleni
Binomial name
Hodomys alleni
(Merriam, 1892)

Allen's woodrat (Hodomys alleni) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae found only in Mexico. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry shrubland. It is the only species in the genus Hodomys.


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