Oecomys rutilus

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Oecomys rutilus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Oecomys
Species: O. rutilus
Binomial name
Oecomys rutilus
Anthony, 1921

Oecomys rutilus, also known as the reddish oecomys[2] or red arboreal rice rat,[1] is a species of rodent in the genus Oecomys of family Cricetidae. It is found in Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, and nearby regions of Brazil and Venezuela.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Catzeflis and Weksler, 2008
  2. ^ Musser and Carleton, 2005

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