Large-eared Oldfield mouse

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Large-eared Oldfield mouse
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Thomasomys
Species: T. macrotis
Binomial name
Thomasomys macrotis
Gardner & Romo, 1993

The large-eared Oldfield mouse (Thomasomys macrotis) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.[2] It is known only from a single locality in the Andes in north central Peru (which includes Rio Abiseo National Park), in montane forest at an elevation of 3300 m.[1] It has terrestrial habits and is sympatric with T. apeco.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Pacheco, V. & Vargas, J. (2008). "Thomasomys macrotis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 10 August 2009. 
  2. ^ Musser, G.G.; Carleton, M.D. (2005). "Superfamily Muroidea". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 1182. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.