Roraima mouse

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Roraima mouse
Temporal range: Recent
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Sigmodontinae
Genus: Podoxymys
Anthony, 1929
P. roraimae
Binomial name
Podoxymys roraimae
Anthony, 1929

The Roraima mouse (Podoxymys roraimae) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is the only species in the genus Podoxymys. It is found only in Guyana.


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