Quaestor hocicudo

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Quaestor hocicudo
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Oxymycterus
Species: O. quaestor
Thomas, 1903
Binomial name
Oxymycterus quaestor

The quaestor hocicudo (Oxymycterus quaestor) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.[2] It is found in southeastern Brazil and northeastern Argentina, where it lives in forest and moist and dry scrub.[1]


  1. ^ a b D'Elia, G.; Pardinas, U. (2016). "Oxymycterus quaestor". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016 (errata version published in 2017): e.T136613A115210389. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T136613A22378632.en. Retrieved 15 November 2017. 
  2. ^ Musser, G.G.; Carleton, M.D. (2005). "Superfamily Muroidea". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 1159. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.