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Watson's climbing rat (Tylomys watsoni) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found in Costa Rica and Panama.
Rodents are mammals of the order Rodentia, which are characterized by a single pair of continuously growing incisors in each of the upper and lower jaws. About 40% of all mammal species are rodents ; they are found in vast numbers on all continents except Antarctica. They are the most diversified mammalian order and live in a variety of terrestrial habitats, including human-made environments.
The Cricetidae are a family of rodents in the large and complex superfamily Muroidea. It includes true hamsters, voles, lemmings, and New World rats and mice. At almost 608 species, it is the second-largest family of mammals, and has members throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.
Costa Rica, officially the Republic of Costa Rica, is a country in Central America, bordered by Nicaragua to the north, the Caribbean Sea to the northeast, Panama to the southeast, the Pacific Ocean to the southwest, and Ecuador to the south of Cocos Island. It has a population of around 5 million in a land area of 51,060 square kilometers. An estimated 333,980 people live in the capital and largest city, San José with around 2 million people in the surrounding metropolitan area.
Felidae is a family of mammals in the order Carnivora, colloquially referred to as cats. A member of this family is also called a felid. The term "cat" refers both to felids in general and specifically to the domestic cat.
The subfamily Tylomyinae consists of several species of New World rats and mice including the vesper and climbing rats. They are not as well known as their relatives in the subfamilies Sigmodontinae and Neotominae. Many authorities place all three of these subfamilies in a single subfamily, Sigmodontinae.
Dermanura is a genus of leaf-nosed bats.
Rümmler's brush mouse or Rümmler's mouse is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland.
The Indian bush rat is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is the only member of the genus Golunda.
The Daghestan pine vole is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found in Russia, Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan.
The Chihuahuan mouse is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.
The Sonoran harvest mouse is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found only in Mexico.
The Chiapan climbing rat is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found only in Mexico. The species is known from only one location in Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas. The habitat in the region is being converted to agricultural and urban use, which is likely causing critical declines in numbers of T. bullaris.
Tylomys is a genus of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It contains the following species:
The fulvous-bellied climbing rat is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found only in Panama.
The Mira climbing rat is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found in Colombia and Ecuador.
Peters's climbing rat is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.
The Panamanian climbing rat is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is endemic to Panama.
The Tumbala climbing rat is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found in Mexico, where it is known only from one locality in Tumbalá, Chiapas. The species is threatened by deforestation.
Bat Conservation International (BCI) is an international non-governmental organization working to conserve the world's bats and their habitats through conservation, education and research efforts.
Thomas's fruit-eating bat, sometimes also popularly called Watson's fruit-eating bat, is a species of bat in the family Phyllostomidae. It is found in southern Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama and Colombia. Its South American range is to the west of the Andes. The species name is in honor of H. J. Watson, a plantation owner in western Panama who used to send specimens to the British Natural History Museum, where Oldfield Thomas would often describe them.
Cyprinion watsoni, the Indus lotak, is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Cyprinion. The original type specimen described as Cyprinion watsoni]] from the Indus and the populations elsewhere which are included by some authorities in C. watsoni are regarded by others as separate species Cypirion muscatensis from Oman and the United Arab Emirates and Cyprinion microphthalmum from Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Spinaeschna watsoni is a species of dragonfly in the family Telephlebiidae, known as the tropical cascade darner. It is a medium to large, dark brown dragonfly with greenish-yellow markings. It is endemic to north-eastern Australia, where it inhabits streams and rivers.
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