Handleyomys saturatior

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

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

Handleyomys saturatior, also known as the cloud forest oryzomys[2] or cloud forest rice rat,[1] is a species of rodent in the genus Handleyomys of family Cricetidae. It is found in Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Nicaragua in cloud forest at elevations from 750 to 2500 m.[1] It was previously placed in the genus Oryzomys.


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

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