Mammal Species of the World Logo


HOME --> CLASS MAMMALIA  --> ORDER RODENTIA  --> SUBORDER MYOMORPHA  --> SUPERFAMILY Muroidea  --> FAMILY Cricetidae  --> SUBFAMILY Sigmodontinae  --> GENUS Rhagomys

SPECIES Rhagomys rufescens

Author:Thomas, 1886.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 5, 17: 250.
Common Name:Rufescent Rhagomys
Type Locality:Brazil, Rio de Janeiro State, Rio de Janeiro.
Distribution:Known only from the type locality.
Status:IUCN Critically Endangered.
Comments:Only two specimens exist, one with the skull now missing. Morphology redescribed and skull of holotype illustrated by Luna and Patterson (2003).
EXPORT AS CSV Back to search results



  Bucknell Home Page   Biology Department Home Page


©Bucknell Univesity All Rights Reserved
Comments and questions to