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Oryzomys saturatior

Cloud Forest Oryzomys

Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae

 

Conservation Status: Near Threatened.


In spite of its fairly wide distribution in wet mountain forests in much of Central America, there is very little information available about the Cloud Forest Oryzomys. Please see the Alfaro's Oryzomys (Oryzomys alfaroi) and Nelson's Oryzomys (Oryzomys nelsoni) accounts for information about some of the better-known Oryzomys.

Length:
Range: Head and Body: 86-118 mm; Tail: 100-140 mm

Weight:
Range: 22-44 g

References:

Merriam, C.H., 1901. Proceedings of the Washingon Academy of Sciences, 3:290.

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Mammal Species of the World

Distribution of Oryzomys saturatior