Oecomys roberti

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Oecomys roberti
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Sigmodontinae
Genus: Oecomys
O. roberti
Binomial name
Oecomys roberti
Thomas, 1904

Oecomys roberti, also known as Robert's oecomys[2] or Robert's arboreal rice rat,[1] is a rodent species from South America in the genus Oecomys. It has a broad distribution in the Amazon biome, being found in Bolivia, Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela.[1]


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

Literature cited[edit]

  • Costa, L., Weksler, M. and Bonvicino, C. 2008. Oecomys roberti. In IUCN. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on December 2, 2009.