Handleyomys rhabdops

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Handleyomys rhabdops
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Sigmodontinae
Genus: Handleyomys
Species: H. rhabdops
Binomial name
Handleyomys rhabdops
(Merriam, 1901)

Oryzomys rhabdops Merriam, 1901
[Handleyomys] rhabdops: Weksler, Percequillo, and Voss, 2006

Handleyomys rhabdops, also known as the highland oryzomys[2] or striped rice rat,[1] is a species of rodent in the genus Handleyomys of family Cricetidae. It is nocturnal and is found in Guatemala and Mexico in montane forest at elevations from 1250 to 3250 m.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Reid and Vázquez, 2008
  2. ^ Musser and Carleton, 2005

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