genus Hydromys

genus Hydromys
water rats
Syn: ↑Hydromys
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Hydromyinae, ↑subfamily Hydromyinae
Member Meronyms: ↑beaver rat

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