Hylaeamys perenensis

Hylaeamys perenensis, formerly Oryzomys perenensis, also known as the western Amazonian oryzomys, is an oryzomyine rodent of the family Cricetidae.

Hylaeamys perenensis
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Sigmodontinae
Genus: Hylaeamys
H. perenensis
Binomial name
Hylaeamys perenensis
(J.A. Allen, 1901)

Oryzomys perenensis J.A. Allen, 1901
[Hylaeamys] perenensis: Weksler et al., 2006

It is found in western Amazonia (southeastern Colombia, eastern Ecuador, eastern Peru, northern Bolivia, and western Brazil).

It has an omnivorous diet and is nocturnal, terrestrial, and nonsocial. It is commonly found along rivers.


  1. ^ Weksler, M.; Tirira, D. (2016). "Hylaeamys perenensis (errata version published in 2017)". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T136529A115209666. Retrieved 24 December 2019.