Neacomys guianae

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Neacomys guianae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Neacomys
Species: N. guianae
Binomial name
Neacomys guianae
Thomas, 1905

Neacomys guianae, also known as the Guianan neacomys[2] or Guiana bristly mouse,[1] is a nocturnal rodent species from South America. It is found in lowland tropical rainforests in northeastern Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname and Venezuela.[1] Its diet consists of insects, seeds and fruit.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c d Patton and Catzeflis, 2008
  2. ^ Musser and Carleton, 2005

Literature cited

  • Patton, J. and Catzeflis, F. 2008. Neacomys guianae. In IUCN. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on November 25, 2009.
  • Musser, G.G. and Carleton, M.D. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. Pp. 894–1531 in Wilson, D.E. and Reeder, D.M. (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: a taxonomic and geographic reference. 3rd ed. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2 vols., 2142 pp. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0


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