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InfoNatura Species Index:  101 - 150 of 479 records in family Muridae of order Rodentia.
  (Heritage ID)   Scientific Name Status National Occurrence in Latin American and the Caribbean
  Common Name Heritage IUCN CITES
Mammalia, Rodentia, Muridae
2.642015 Chibchanomys trichotis
   Chibchan Water Mouse
GNR NT    Countries: CO, PE, VE
2.642040 Chilomys instans
   Colombian Forest Mouse
GNR      Countries: CO, EC, VE
2.642041 Chinchillula sahamae
   Altiplano Chinchilla Mouse
GNR      Countries: AR, BO, CL, PE
2.641969 Chroeomys andinus
   Andean Altiplano Mouse
GNR      Countries: AR, BO, CL, PE
2.641977 Chroeomys jelskii
   Jelski's Altiplano Mouse
G3      Countries: AR, BO, PE
2.642162 Delomys dorsalis
   Striped Atlantic Forest Rat
G3      Countries: AR, BR
2.642184 Delomys sublineatus
   Pallid Atlantic Forest Rat
GNR      Countries: BR
2.641978 Deltamys kempi
   Kemp's Grass Mouse
G3      Countries: AR, UY
2.642049 Eligmodontia moreni
   Monte Gerbil Mouse
GNR      Countries: AR
2.642048 Eligmodontia morgani
   Morgan's Gerbil Mouse
GNR      Countries: AR, CL
2.642047 Eligmodontia puerulus
   Andean Gerbil Mouse
GNR      Countries: AR, BO, CL, PE
2.642046 Eligmodontia typus
   Highland Gerbil Mouse
GNR      Countries: AR, CL
2.642050 Euneomys chinchilloides
   Patagonian Chinchilla Mouse
GNR      Countries: AR, CL
2.642051 Euneomys fossor
   Burrowing Chinchilla Mouse
GNR      Countries: AR
2.642052 Euneomys mordax
   Biting Chinchilla Mouse
GNR      Countries: AR, CL
2.642053 Euneomys petersoni
   Peterson's Chinchilla Mouse
GNR      Countries: AR, CL
2.642054 Galenomys garleppi
   Garlepp's Mouse
GNR      Countries: BO, CL, PE
2.641295 Geoxus valdivianus
   Long-clawed Mole Mouse
GNR      Countries: AR, CL
2.642055 Graomys domorum
   Pale Leaf-eared Mouse
GNR      Countries: AR, BO
2.642056 Graomys edithae
   Edith's Leaf-eared Mouse
GNR      Countries: AR
2.642057 Graomys griseoflavus
   Gray Leaf-eared Mouse
GNR      Countries: AR, BO, BR, PY
2.642058 Habromys chinanteco
   Chinanteco Deer Mouse
GNR      Countries: MX
2.784128 Habromys delicatulus
   A Deer Mouse
GNR      Countries: MX
2.642059 Habromys lepturus
   Slender-tailed Deer Mouse
GNR NT    Countries: MX
2.642060 Habromys lophurus
   Crested-tailed Deer Mouse
GNR      Countries: GT, MX, SV
2.642061 Habromys simulatus
   Jico Deer Mouse
GNR EN    Countries: MX
2.641964 Handleyomys fuscatus
   Highland Grass Mouse
GNR      Countries: CO
2.641316 Handleyomys intectus
   Colombian Rice Rat
GNR      Countries: CO
2.642062 Hodomys alleni
   Allen's Woodrat
GNR NT    Countries: MX
2.642063 Holochilus brasiliensis
   Web-footed Marsh Rat
GNR      Countries: AR, BR, UY
2.642064 Holochilus chacarius
   Chaco Marsh Rat
GNR      Countries: AR, PY
2.642065 Holochilus sciureus
   Marsh Rat
GNR      Countries: BO, BR, CO, EC, GF, GY, PE, SR, VE
2.642066 Ichthyomys hydrobates
   Crab-eating Rat
GNR NT    Countries: CO, EC, VE
2.642067 Ichthyomys pittieri
   Pittier's Crab-eating Rat
GNR VU    Countries: VE
2.642068 Ichthyomys stolzmanni
   Stolzmann's Crab-eating Rat
GNR      Countries: EC, PE
2.642069 Ichthyomys tweedii
   Tweedy's Crab-eating Rat
G4      Countries: EC, PA
2.642070 Irenomys tarsalis
   Chilean Climbing Rat
GNR      Countries: AR, CL
2.642071 Isthmomys flavidus
   Yellow Isthmus Rat
G2G3      Countries: PA
2.642072 Isthmomys pirrensis
   Mount Pirri Isthmus Rat
G2G3 NT    Countries: CO, PA
2.642175 Juliomys pictipes
   Lesser Wilfred's Mouse
G4      Countries: AR, BR
2.784098 Juliomys rimofrons
   A Wilfred's Mouse
GNR      Countries: BR
2.641207 Juscelinomys guaporensis
   A Mouse
GNR      Countries: BO
2.641209 Juscelinomys huanchacae
   A Mouse
GNR      Countries: BO
2.642073 Juscelinomys talpinus
   Candango Mouse
GNR NT    Countries: BR
2.641093 Juscelinomys vulpinus
   Molelike Mouse
G1G3Q VU    Countries: BR
2.642074 Kunsia fronto
   Fossorial Giant Rat
GNR VU    Countries: AR
2.642075 Kunsia tomentosus
   Woolly Giant Rat
GNR VU    Countries: BO, BR
2.642076 Lenoxus apicalis
   Andean Rat
GNR NT    Countries: BO, PE
2.642017 Loxodontomys micropus
   Southern Big-eared Mouse
G4G5      Countries: AR, CL
2.641125 Loxodontomys pikumche
   Pikumche Big-eared Mouse
G3G4      Countries: CL
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