Oecomys concolor

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Oecomys concolor
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Sigmodontinae
Genus: Oecomys
Species: O. concolor
Binomial name
Oecomys concolor
Wagner, 1845
Map of South America marked  green in southeastern Colombia, southern Venezuela, and northwestern  Brazil; red in a narrow strip in northeastern Bolivia; dark blue in much  of eastern Bolivia, much of Paraguay, and nearby Brazil; and light blue  in a small area in northeastern Argentina.
Distribution of Oecomys concolor (in green) and related species (red, Oecomys sydandersoni; dark blue, Oecomys mamorae; light blue, Oecomys close to O. mamorae).[2]

Oecomys concolor, also known as the unicolored oecomys,[3] unicolored rice rat,[1] or unicolored arboreal rice rat,[1] is a species of rodent in the genus Oecomys of family Cricetidae. It is found in tropical rainforest in the Amazon biome, but its range is poorly documented; it has been recorded in northwestern Brazil, southeastern Colombia, and southern Venezuela.[4]


  1. ^ a b c Costa et al., 2008
  2. ^ Carleton et al., 2009, fig. 6, p. 26
  3. ^ Musser and Carleton, 2005
  4. ^ Carleton et al., 2009, fig. 6

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