Sigmodontomys aphrastus

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Sigmodontomys aphrastus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Sigmodontinae
Genus: Sigmodontomys
Species: S. aphrastus
Binomial name
Sigmodontomys aphrastus
(Harris, 1932)

Sigmodontomys aphrastus, also known as the long-tailed sigmodontomys,[2] Harris's rice water rat,[1] or long-tailed rice rat,[3] is a species of rodent in genus Sigmodontomys of family Cricetidae. It is known from Costa Rica, Panama, and Ecuador.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Samudio et al., 2008
  2. ^ Musser and Carleton, 2005
  3. ^ Duff and Lawson, 2004

Literature cited

  • Duff, A. and Lawson, A. 2004. Mammals of the World: A checklist. New Haven: A & C Black. ISBN 0-7136-6021-X
  • 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
  • Samudio, R., Pino, J., Timm, R. and Woodman, N. 2008. Sigmodontomys aphrastus. In IUCN. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. <>. Downloaded on November 29, 2009.

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