Zygodontomys brevicauda (J. A. Allen and Chapman, 1893) — Overview

Short-tailed Cane Mouse learn more about names for this taxon

IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Zygodontomys brevicauda (short-tailed cane mice) is native to eastern Central America and northern South America, as well as some nearby islands. More specifically, it is found in a variety of habitats from eastern Costa Rica, south to western Ecuador, east to French Guiana, and on the islands of Trinidad and Tobago. Though Z. brevicauda is found as far inland as northern Brazil, they most commonly live in areas near water.

Biogeographic Regions: neotropical (Native )


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