Lima leaf-eared mouse

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The Lima leaf-eared mouse (Phyllotis limatus) or Lima pericote[2] is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.[2] It is found in a variety of habitats on the western slopes of the Andes from northern Chile to west-central Peru at elevations from sea level to 4000 m.[1]

Lima leaf-eared mouse
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Sigmodontinae
Genus: Phyllotis
P. limatus
Binomial name
Phyllotis limatus
Thomas, 1912


  1. ^ a b Vivar, E. (2016). "Phyllotis limatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016 (errata version published in 2017): e.T136629A115210752. Retrieved 24 December 2019.CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b Musser, G.G.; Carleton, M.D. (2005). "Superfamily Muroidea". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 1162. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.