Neacomys guianae

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Neacomys guianae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Neacomys
Species: N. guianae
Binomial name
Neacomys guianae
Thomas, 1905

Neacomys guianae, also known as the Guianan neacomys[2] or Guiana bristly mouse,[1] is a nocturnal rodent species from South America. It is found in lowland tropical rainforests in northeastern Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname and Venezuela.[1] Its diet consists of insects, seeds and fruit.[1]


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

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