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Rheomys is a genus of Mexican and Central American semiaquatic rodents in the family Cricetidae.[1]

Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Sigmodontinae
Tribe: Ichthyomyini
Genus: Rheomys
Thomas, 1906

Rheomys mexicanus
Rheomys raptor
Rheomys thomasi
Rheomys underwoodi

It contains the following species:


  1. ^ Musser, G.G.; Carleton, M.D. (2005). "Genus Rheomys". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 1166–1167. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.