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Nesoryzomys fernandinae


Nesoryzomys fernandinae, also known as the Fernandina Nesoryzomys, Fernandina Rice Rat, or Fernandina Galapagos Mouse, is a species of rodent in the genus Nesoryzomys of family Cricetidae. It is found only on Fernandina in the Galapagos Islands (part of Ecuador), which it shares with N. indefessus narboroughi. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry shrubland.

Literature cited

Duff, A. and Lawson, A. 2004. Mammals of the World: A checklist. New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 312 pp. ISBN 071366021X

Musser, G.G. and Carleton, M.D. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. Pp. 8941531 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

Tirira, D., Dowler, R., Boada, C. and Weksler, M. 2008. . In IUCN. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. < www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on December 8, 2009.

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