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Temporal range: Recent
Olallamys albicauda
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Suborder: Hystricomorpha
Family: Echimyidae
Subfamily: Dactylomyinae
Genus: Olallamys
Emmons, 1988

Olallamys albicauda
Olallamys edax

Olallamys is a genus of Andean soft-furred spiny rat that range from Panama through Colombia and Venezuela to northern Ecuador.[1] These species are typically found at elevations above 2000 meters.


  1. ^ Woods, C.A.; Kilpatrick, C.W. (2005). "Genus Olallamys". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 1576. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.