Nesoryzomys fernandinae

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Nesoryzomys fernandinae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Nesoryzomys
Species: N. fernandinae
Binomial name
Nesoryzomys fernandinae
Hutterer and Hirsch, 1979

Nesoryzomys fernandinae, also known as the Fernandina nesoryzomys,[2] Fernandina rice rat,[1] or Fernandina Galápagos mouse,[3] is a species of rodent in the genus Nesoryzomys of family Cricetidae. It is found only on Fernandina in the Galápagos Islands (part of Ecuador), which it shares with N. indefessus narboroughi. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry shrubland.[1] The conservation status of this endemic species continues to be investigated.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Tirira et al., 2008
  2. ^ Musser and Carleton, 2005
  3. ^ Duff and Lawson, 2004
  4. ^ http://www.darwinfoundation.org/datazone/media/pdf/44/NG_44_1986_Trillmich_Future_of_the_Fernandina.pdf

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