Handleyomys intectus

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Handleyomys intectus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Sigmodontinae
Genus: Handleyomys
Species: H. intectus
Binomial name
Handleyomys intectus
(Thomas, 1921)

Oryzomys intectus Thomas, 1921
Handleyomys intectus: Voss, Gómez-Laverde, and Pacheco, 2002

Handleyomys intectus, also known as the white-footed Handley's mouse[1] or Colombian rice rat,[2] is a species of rodent in the genus Handleyomys of family Cricetidae. It occurs only in Colombia. It was previously included in Oryzomys (as Oryzomys intectus), but is closely similar to Handleyomys fuscatus (previously Aepeomys fuscatus), and accordingly both species were placed in the new genus Handleyomys in 2002.


  1. ^ Musser and Carleton, 2005
  2. ^ Gómez-Laverde and Delgado, 2008

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