Neusticomys

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Neusticomys
Temporal range: Recent
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Sigmodontinae
Tribe: Ichthyomyini
Genus: Neusticomys
Anthony, 1921
Type species
Neusticomys monticolus
Anthony, 1921
Species

N. ferreirai
N. monticolus
N. mussoi
N. oyapocki
N. peruviensis
N. venezuelae

Neusticomys is a genus of semiaquatic South American rodents in the family Cricetidae.

It contains the following six species:

References[edit]

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. pp. 894–1531. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.