Wandering Oldfield mouse

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Wandering Oldfield mouse
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Thomasomys
Species: T. erro
Binomial name
Thomasomys erro
Anthony, 1926

The wandering Oldfield mouse (Thomasomys erro), also called the wandering thomasomys,[2] is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It has been found in both the Cordillera Oriental and Cordillera Occidental of the Andes in central and north central Ecuador, at elevations from 2400 to 3600 m.[1] It has terrestrial habits, and has been found in cloud forest and areas of secondary vegetation.[1] It was formerly considered a subspecies of T. cinereiventer.[3]


  1. ^ a b c Pacheco, V. (2016). "Thomasomys erro". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T136345A22367399. Retrieved 6 November 2016. 
  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. 1181. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  3. ^ Voss, R. S. (2003-12-09). "A New Species of Thomasomys (Rodentia: Muridae) from Eastern Ecuador, with Remarks on Mammalian Diversity and Biogeography in the Cordillera Oriental" (PDF). American Museum Novitates. American Museum of Natural History. 3421: 1–47. doi:10.1206/0003-0082(2003)421<0001:ANSOTR>2.0.CO;2. Retrieved 2009-08-07.