Oligoryzomys arenalis

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Oligoryzomys arenalis
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Sigmodontinae
Genus: Oligoryzomys
Species: O. arenalis
Binomial name
Oligoryzomys arenalis
(Thomas, 1913)

Oligoryzomys arenalis, also known as the sandy colilargo[2] or sandy pygmy rice rat,[1] is a species of rodent in the genus Oligoryzomys of family Cricetidae. It is found in the Andes of Peru at 400 to 2850 m altitude, but may include more than one species.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Zeballos et al., 2008
  2. ^ Musser and Carleton, 2005

Literature cited

  • Musser, G.G.; Carleton, M.D. (2005). "Superfamily Muroidea". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 1140. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.
  • Zeballos, H., Vivar, E. & Weksler, M. 2008. Oligoryzomys arenalis. In IUCN. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on November 27, 2009.

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