Handleyomys chapmani

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Handleyomys chapmani
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Handleyomys
Species: H. chapmani
Binomial name
Handleyomys chapmani
(Thomas, 1898)

Oryzomys chapmani

Handleyomys chapmani, also known as Chapman's oryzomys[1] or Chapman's rice rat,[2] is a species of rodent in the genus Handleyomys of family Cricetidae. It is found only in Mexico. It was previously placed in Oryzomys as Oryzomys chapmani, but has been provisionally transferred to the genus Handleyomys pending the description of a new genus to contain it.


  1. ^ Musser and Carleton, 2005
  2. ^ Baillie, 1996

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