Oecomys catherinae

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Oecomys catherinae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Oecomys
Species: O. catherinae
Binomial name
Oecomys catherinae
Thomas, 1909

Oecomys catherinae, also known as the Atlantic Forest oecomys,[2] is a species of rodent in the genus Oecomys from eastern Brazil.

It lives in a variety of habitats including in the Atlantic Forest, Cerrado and Caatinga ecoregions.[1] It is related to Oecomys trinitatis, but has thicker fur.


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

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