Oligoryzomys andinus

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Oligoryzomys andinus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Oligoryzomys
Species: O. andinus
Binomial name
Oligoryzomys andinus
(Osgood, 1914)

Oligoryzomys andinus, also known as the Andean colilargo[2] or Andean pygmy rice rat,[1] is a species of rodent in genus Oligoryzomys of family Cricetidae. It is found in the Andes of southern Peru and western Bolivia, but may in fact include more than one species.[1] Its karyotype has 2n = 60 and FNa = 70.[3]


  1. ^ a b c Weksler et al., 2008
  2. ^ Musser and Carleton, 2005
  3. ^ Weksler, M.; Bonvicino, C. R. (2005-01-03). "Taxonomy of pygmy rice rats genus Oligoryzomys Bangs, 1900 (Rodentia, Sigmodontinae) of the Brazilian Cerrado, with the description of two new species" (PDF). Arquivos do Museu Nacional, Rio de Janeiro. 63 (1): 113–130. ISSN 0365-4508. Retrieved 2012-04-22. 

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