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SPECIES Oligoryzomys griseolus

Author:Osgood, 1912.
Citation:Field Mus. Nat. Hist. Publ., Zool. Ser., 10: 49.
Common Name:Grizzled Colilargo
Type Locality:Venezuela, Táchira State, upper Río Táchira, west of Páramo de Tamá, 6000-7000 ft (1830-2130 m).
Distribution:Táchira Andes of extreme W Venezuela and Cordillera Oriental of E Colombia.
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:As noted by Osgood (1912) and verified by specimens in USNM, this distinctive form contrasts sharply with neighboring populations of O. fulvescens (e.g., navus and tenuipes) and instead resembles O. vegetus of lower Middle America.



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