, also known as the Euryoryzomys legatus Tarija Oryzomys or [1 ] Big-headed Rice Rat, is a species of [2 ] rodent in the genus of family Euryoryzomys Cricetidae. It belongs to the genus , having previously been placed in Euryoryzomys . It is found in the eastern Oryzomys Andes of northwestern Argentina and southern Bolivia.
References [ edit ]
^ Musser and Carleton, 2005
^ Vargas et al., 2008
Literature cited [ edit ]
Musser, G. G. and M. D. Carleton. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. pp. 894–1531
in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore. Vargas, J., Weksler, M., Jayat, J.P. & Patterson, B. 2008.
Euryoryzomys legatus. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 25 April 2009.
Weksler, M.; Percequillo, A. R.; Voss, R. S. (2006-10-19). "Ten new genera of oryzomyine rodents (Cricetidae: Sigmodontinae)". American Museum Novitates (New York: American Museum of Natural History) 3537: 1–29. doi: 10.1206/0003-0082(2006)3537[1:TNGOOR]2.0.CO;2. ISSN 0003-0082. hdl: 2246/5815.