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  • n. Any member of the rodent tribe Oryzomyini, including the rice rats.

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  • Only distantly related to these are Holochilus (the web-footed rats), Nectomys (the Neotropical water rats) and the recently discovered, poorly known Lundomys and Amphinectomys, all of which seem to be part of the rice rat [oryzomyine] group.

    Archive 2006-03-01

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