Oecomys bicolor

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Oecomys bicolor
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Oecomys
Species: O. bicolor
Binomial name
Oecomys bicolor
(Tomes, 1860)

Oecomys bicolor, also known as the white-bellied oecomys[2] or bicolored arboreal rice rat,[1] is a species of rodent in the genus Oecomys of family Cricetidae. It has a wide distribution in the Amazon biome, occurring in northwestern Brazil, northern Bolivia, eastern Peru, eastern Ecuador, eastern Colombia, much of Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana, and extends into eastern Panama, but it may contain more than one species.[1]


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

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