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SPECIES Oryzomys maracajuensis

Author:Langguth and Bonvicino, 2002.
Citation:Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 60: 292.
Common Name:Maracaju Oryzomys
Type Locality:Brazil, Matto Grosso do Sul State, Municipality Maracaju, Fazenda da Mata; 2138′S, 5509′W.
Distribution:Definitely known only from the type locality, S Brazil, but probably occurs in E Paraguay; limits unknown.
Comments:O. subflavus species group. Similar to O. subflavus but larger, with longer fur and different karyotype (2n = 56, FN = 58); collected sympatrically with O. scotti.



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