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SPECIES Oecomys bicolor

Author:Tomes, 1860.
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1860: 217.
Common Name:White-bellied Oecomys
Type Locality:Ecuador, Morona-Santiago Prov., Gualaquiza, Río Gualaquiza, 885 m.
Distribution:E Panamá to W Colombia and Ecuador; Venezuela, Guianas, N and C Brazil; Amazonian drainage of Bolivia, Perú, Ecuador, and Colombia.
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Synonymy of O. phelpsi Tate attributed by Musser and Patton (1989). A morphologically and genetically distinct member of the bicolor complex, species identity uncertain, was collected at localities nearby those of O. bicolor proper in the Rio Juruá basin, W Brazil (Patton et al., 2000).



    benevolens (Thomas, 1901)
    dryas (Thomas, 1900)
    endersi Goldman, 1933
    florenciae J. A. Allen, 1916
    milleri J. A. Allen, 1916
    nitedulus Thomas, 1910
    occidentalis (Hershkovitz, 1960)
    phelpsi Tate, 1939
    rosilla (Thomas, 1904)
    trabeatus G. M. Allen and Barbour, 1923

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