Sigmodontomys alfari

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Sigmodontomys alfari
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Sigmodontomys
Species: S. alfari
Binomial name
Sigmodontomys alfari
J.A. Allen, 1897

Sigmodontomys alfari, also known as the short-tailed sigmodontomys,[2] Alfaro's rice water rat,[1] Cana rice rat,[3] or Allen's rice rat,[4] is a species of rodent in the genus Sigmodontomys of family Cricetidae. It is found from Honduras through Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama into South America, where it occurs from Venezuela through Colombia to Ecuador.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Anderson et al., 2008
  2. ^ Musser and Carleton, 2005
  3. ^ Duff and Lawson, 2004
  4. ^ Jones and Engstrom, 1986

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