Oyapock's fish-eating rat
Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Sigmodontinae
Species : Neusticomys oyapocki
The Oyapock's fish-eating rat is listed as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Namings for the OyapockA young / baby of a Oyapock is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Oyapock group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Facts about the Oyapock's fish-eating rat
: BolÃƒÂvar State; Barnes's free-tailed bat (Molossus barnesi ) has been recorded only in French Guiana; and the Oyapock fish-eating rat (Neusticomys oyapocki) is .
The Orinoco agouti (Dasyprocta guamara) is found only in Delta Amacuro State; the fiery squirrel (Sciurus flammifer) is restricted to northern Bolívar State; Fernandez's sword-nosed bat (Lonchorhina fernandezi) is known only in a small area from northern Amazonas State and western Bolívar State; Barnes's free-tailed bat (Molossus barnesi ) has been recorded only in French Guiana; and the Oyapock fish-eating rat (Neusticomys oyapocki) is known from French Guiana and neighboring (Full text)More animals beginning with O