Oecomys phaeotis

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Oecomys phaeotis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Oecomys
Species: O. phaeotis
Binomial name
Oecomys phaeotis
(Thomas, 1901)

Oecomys phaeotis, also known as the dusky arboreal rice rat[1] or dusky oecomys,[2] is a species of rodent in the genus Oecomys of family Cricetidae. It is found on the eastern slopes of the Andes of Peru, at 1500 to 2000 m altitude.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Pacheco and Solari, 2008
  2. ^ Musser and Carleton, 2005

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