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SPECIES Oligoryzomys magellanicus

Author:Bennett, 1835.
Actual Date:1836
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1835: 191.
Common Name:Patagonian Colilargo
Type Locality:Chile, Magallanes Prov., Straits of Magellan, Port Famine.
Distribution:S Patagonian region of Chile and Argentina, including Tierra del Fuego.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Karyotypic, morphometric, and phallic differentiation from O. longicaudatus supports the specific recognition of O. magellanicus (Gallardo and Palma, 1990; Gallardo and Patterson, 1985).
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