Nectomys palmipes

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Nectomys palmipes
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Sigmodontinae
Genus: Nectomys
Species: N. palmipes
Binomial name
Nectomys palmipes
Allen and Chapman, 1893
  • Nectomys squamipes tatei Hershkovitz, 1948

Nectomys palmipes, also known as the Trinidad nectomys[2] or Trinidad water rat,[1] is a species of rodent in genus Nectomys of family Cricetidae. It is found on the island of Trinidad and on the nearby mainland of Venezuela.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Ochoa et al., 2008
  2. ^ Musser and Carleton, 2005

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