Holochilus brasiliensis

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Holochilus brasiliensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Holochilus
Species: H. brasiliensis
Binomial name
Holochilus brasiliensis
(Desmarest, 1819)
Holochilus brasiliensis range map.PNG
Holochilus brasiliensis range map

Holochilus brasiliensis, also known as the Brazilian marsh rat[2] or web-footed marsh rat,[1] is a species of semiaquatic rodent from South America. It is found in Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay.


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

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