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Oryzomys legatus  Thomas, 1925
Taxonomic Serial No.: 633232

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Big-headed Rice Rat [English]
 
    Tarija Oryzomys [English]
 
  Valid Name: Euryoryzomys legatus (Thomas, 1925)
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - original name/combination   
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Guy G. Musser  
  Notes: Department of Mammology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024   
  Reference for: Oryzomys legatus    
       
  Expert: Michael D. Carleton  
  Notes: Department of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Oryzomys legatus    
       
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Musser, Guy G., and Michael D. Carleton / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Superfamily Muroidea   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 894-1531   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Oryzomys legatus, Tarija Oryzomys [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Weksler, Marcelo, Alexandre Reis Percequillo, and Robert S. Voss  
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title: Ten New Genera of Oryzomyine Rodents (Cricetidae: Sigmodontinae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Museum Novitates, no. 3537   
  Page(s): 1-29   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0003-0082   
  Notes: Available online at http://hdl.handle.net/2246/5815; doi: 10.1206/0003-0082(2006)3537[1:TNGOOR]2.0.CO;2   
  Reference for: Oryzomys legatus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Oryzomys legatus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Common Names of Mammals of the World   
  Page(s): xiv + 204   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-383-3   
  Notes: With contributions by Bernadette N. Graham, Adam P. Potter, and Mariana M. Upmeyer   
  Reference for: Oryzomys legatus, Big-headed Rice Rat [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: South America  
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (lc)  
    Comments: Considered conspecific with O. capito (= O. megacephalus) (Cabrera, 1961; Hershkovitz, 1960), viewed as a probable synonym of O. nitidus (Gardner and Patton, 1976), or retained as a species (Gyldenstolpe, 1932; Mares et al., 1989b; Massoia, 1975; Musser and Carleton, 1993). Musser et al. (1998) acknowledged the morphological distinctiveness of legatus but ultimately arranged it within a broadly defined O. russatus, a related form of the nitidus species group. This proposed relationship find...  
 

 

   

 
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