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Stolzmann's Crab-eating Rat
Ichthyomys stolzmanni
Range Ecuador and Peru.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Rodentia
Family Cricetidae
Genus Ichthyomys
Species Ichthyomys stolzmanni
Conservation Status
Data Deficient

The Stolzmann's crab-eating rat (Ichthyomys stolzmanni), is a species of crab-eating rat in the family Cricetidae. It is found in Ecuador and Peru. The species is believed to be nocturnal and semiaquatic, and has been found at an elevation range of 900 to 1700 m. A survey in 2010 indicates that it has become a pest at local fish farms.