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Ichthyomys is a genus of semiaquatic rodents in the family Cricetidae.[1] It contains the following species:

Members of the genus tend to be nocturnal and live along fast-flowing streams, where they feed on freshwater invertebrates such as crabs.[2]


  1. ^ Musser, G. G.; Carleton, M. D. (2005). "Superfamily Muroidea". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 1120. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ Tirira, D., Boada, C., Samudio, R. & Pino, J. (2008). "Ichthyomys tweedii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 28 October 2011. 


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