Oligoryzomys moojeni

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Oligoryzomys moojeni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Oligoryzomys
Species: O. moojeni
Weksler and Bonvicino, 2005
Binomial name
Oligoryzomys moojeni

Oligoryzomys moojeni is a species of rodent from South America in the genus Oligoryzomys of family Cricetidae. It is known only from central Brazil, where it is found in the cerrado and gallery forests.[1] It is named after twentieth-century Brazilian zoologist João Moojen. Its karyotype has 2n = 70 and FNa = 84.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Weksler and Bonvicino, 2008
  2. ^ 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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