Oecomys paricola

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Oecomys paricola
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Oecomys
Species: O. paricola
Binomial name
Oecomys paricola
Thomas, 1904

Oecomys paricola, also known as the Brazilian oecomys,[2] Brazilian arboreal rice rat,[1] or South Amazonian arboreal rice rat,[3] is a species of rodent in the genus Oecomys of family Cricetidae. It is found in central Brazil south of the Amazon, where it lives in lowland tropical rainforest.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Percequillo et al., 2008
  2. ^ Musser and Carleton, 2005
  3. ^ Duff and Lawson, 2004

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