Cerradomys maracajuensis

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Cerradomys maracajuensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Cerradomys
Species: C. maracajuensis
Binomial name
Cerradomys maracajuensis
(Langguth and Bonvicino, 2002)

Oryzomys maracajuensis Langguth and Bonvicino, 2002
[Cerradomys] maracajuensis: Weksler, Percequillo, and Voss, 2006

Cerradomys maracajuensis, also known as the Maracaju Oryzomys,[2] is a rodent species from South America. It is terrestrial and is found in gallery forests[1] in Bolivia, Paraguay and nearby Brazil and Peru.[3] It was first discovered near the Brazilian city of Maracaju.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Bonvicino et al., 2008
  2. ^ Musser and Carleton, 2005
  3. ^ Percequillo et al., 2008

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