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)
Synonyms

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Weksler, M. & Tirira, D. (2008). Hylaeamys perenensis. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 15 March 2009.