Hylaeamys perenensis

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Hylaeamys perenensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Hylaeamys
Species: H. perenensis
Binomial name
Hylaeamys perenensis
(J.A. Allen, 1901)

Oryzomys perenensis J.A. Allen, 1901
[Hylaeamys] perenensis: Weksler et al., 2006

Hylaeamys perenensis, formerly Oryzomys perenensis, also known as the western Amazonian oryzomys, is an oryzomyine rodent of the family Cricetidae.

It is found in western Amazonia (southeastern Colombia, eastern Ecuador, eastern Peru, northern Bolivia, and western Brazil).

It has an omnivorous diet and is nocturnal, terrestrial, and nonsocial. It is commonly found along rivers.


  1. ^ Weksler, M. & Tirira, D. (2008). "Hylaeamys perenensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 15 March 2009.