Oecomys rex

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Oecomys rex
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Oecomys
Species: O. rex
Binomial name
Oecomys rex
Thomas, 1910

Oecomys rex, also known as the regal oecomys[2] or king arboreal rice rat,[1] is a species of rodent in the genus Oecomys of family Cricetidae. It is found in Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, and nearby parts of Venezuela and Brazil.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Catzeflis and Percequillo, 2008
  2. ^ Musser and Carleton, 2005

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