Rhipidomys itoan

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Rhipidomys itoan
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Sigmodontinae
Genus: Rhipidomys
R. itoan
Binomial name
Rhipidomys itoan
de Andrade Costa, Geise, Pereira & Costa, 2011[2]

Rhipidomys itoan, also known as the sky climbing rat,[3] is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.[1]It is found in Brazil.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Roach, N.; Lacher, T. (2017). "Rhipidomys itoan". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2017: e.T48297964A48297982. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-2.RLTS.T48297964A48297982.en.
  2. ^ Costa, B. M. A.; Geise, L.; Pereira, L. G.; Costa, L. P. (2011). "Phylogeography of Rhipidomys (Rodentia: Cricetidae: Sigmodontinae) and description of two new species from southeastern Brazil". Journal of Mammalogy. 92 (5): 945–962. doi:10.1644/10-MAMM-A-249.1. S2CID 83709221. Retrieved 27 January 2023.
  3. ^ "Rhipidomys itoan (id=1002770)". ASM Mammal Diversity Database. American Society of Mammalogists. Retrieved 27 January 2023.