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Chibchanomys orcesi Jenkins and Barnett 1997 (Chibchan water mouse)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Cricetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 231854

Full reference: P. D. Jenkins and A. A. Barnett. 1997. A new species of water mouse, of the genus Chibchanomys (Rodentia, Muridae, Sigmodontinae) from Ecuador. Bulletin of the Natural History Museum, London (Zoology) 63(2):123-128

Belongs to Chibchanomys according to P. D. Jenkins and A. A. Barnett 1997

Sister taxon: Chibchanomys trichotis

Type specimen: BMNH 82.816, a skull (skin and skull)

Ecology: scansorial insectivore