Oecomys flavicans

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Oecomys flavicans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Oecomys
Species: O. flavicans
Binomial name
Oecomys flavicans
(Thomas, 1894)

Oecomys flavicans, also known as the tawny oecomys[2] or yellow arboreal rice rat,[1] is a species of rodent in the genus Oecomys of family Cricetidae. It is found in the mountains of northwestern Venezuela and nearby Colombia.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Gómez-Laverde and Rivas, 2008
  2. ^ Musser and Carleton, 2005

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