Euryoryzomys macconnelli

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Euryoryzomys macconnelli
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Euryoryzomys
Species: E. macconnelli
Binomial name
Euryoryzomys macconnelli
(Thomas, 1910)

Oryzomys macconnelli Thomas, 1910
Euryoryzomys macconelli: Weksler, Percequillo, and Voss, 2006

Euryoryzomys macconnelli, also known as MacConnell's rice rat[2] or MacConnell's oryzomys,[3] is a rodent species from South America. It is found in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela, where it lives in lowland tropical rainforest.[1] It was formerly placed in the genus Oryzomys, as Oryzomys macconnelli,[3] but in 2006 it was reclassified as the type species of the new genus Euryoryzomys.[4]


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  2. ^ Duff, A.; Lawson, A. Mammals of the World: A checklist. New Haven: A & C Black. ISBN 0-7136-6021-X. 
  3. ^ a b Musser, G.G.; Carleton, M.D. (2005). Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M., eds. Mammal Species of the World: a taxonomic and geographic reference. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 2142 pp. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. 
  4. ^ Weksler, M.; Percequillo, A. R.; Voss, R.S. (2006). "Ten new genera of oryzomyine rodents (Cricetidae: Sigmodontinae)". American Museum Novitates. American Museum of Natural History. 3537: 1–29. doi:10.1206/0003-0082(2006)3537[1:tngoor];2. Retrieved 18 January 2014.