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Oligoryzomys magellanicus


Oligoryzomys magellanicus, also known as the Patagonian Colilargo and the Magellanic Pygmy Rice Rat, is a species of rodent in the genus Oligoryzomys of family Cricetidae. It is found in southernmost Argentina and Chile, including Tierra del Fuego.

Literature cited

Musser, G.G. and Carleton, M.D. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. Pp. 8941531 in Wilson, D.E. and Reeder, D.M. (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: a taxonomic and geographic reference. 3rd ed. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2 vols., 2142 pp. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0

Pardinas, U., D'Elia, G., Patterson, B. and Teta, P. 2008. . In IUCN. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. < www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on November 28, 2009.

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