Tanyuromys aphrastus

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Tanyuromys aphrastus
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Sigmodontinae
Genus: Tanyuromys
T. aphrastus
Binomial name
Tanyuromys aphrastus
Harris, 1932

Sigmodontomys aphrastus

Tanyuromys aphrastus, also known as the long-tailed sigmodontomys,[2] Harris's rice water rat,[1] or the long-tailed rice rat,[3] is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is known from Costa Rica, Panama, and Ecuador.[1] In 2012, it was re-assigned to its current genus from Sigmodontomys.[4]


  1. ^ a b c Samudio, R., Pino, J., Timm, R. and Woodman, N. 2008. Sigmodontomys aphrastus. In IUCN. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on November 29, 2009.
  2. ^ 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
  3. ^ Duff, A. and Lawson, A. 2004. Mammals of the World: A checklist. New Haven: A & C Black. ISBN 0-7136-6021-X
  4. ^ Pine, Ronald H.; Timm, R.M.; Wecksler, M. (June 2012). "A newly recognized clade of trans-Andean Oryzomyini (Rodentia: Cricetidae), with description of a new genus". Journal of Mammalogy. 93 (3): 851–870. doi:10.1644/11-MAMM-A-296.1.

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