Oligoryzomys vegetus

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Oligoryzomys vegetus
Skull, seen from above.
Holotype skull of Oligoryzomys vegetus from Boquete, Panama.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Oligoryzomys
Species: O. vegetus
Binomial name
Oligoryzomys vegetus
(Bangs, 1902)

Oligoryzomys vegetus, also known as the sprightly colilargo[2] or sprightly pygmy rice rat,[1] is a species of rodent in the genus Oligoryzomys of family Cricetidae. It is found only in the mountains of Costa Rica and western Panama.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Timm and Woodman, 2008
  2. ^ Musser and Carleton, 2005

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