Karyotypic characteristics of Oecomys bicolor: a conventional Giemsa staining of a male (INPA 6749) b highlighted sex chromosomes of a female (INPA 6749) c heterochromatic regions revealed by C-banding in a female (INPA 6772) d highlighted C-banding on a male’s sex chromosomes (INPA 6772) e G-banding of a female (INPA 6772) f nucleolus organizing region-carrying pairs revealed by silver nitrate staining (INPA 6749) g fluorescent in situ hybridization of 5S rDNA (green) and 18S rDNA (red) probes (INPA 6758) h karyotype indicating the presence of telomeric sites (INPA 6772). Bars: 10 µm.

  Part of: Gomes Júnior RG, Schneider CH, Lira T, Carvalho NDM, Feldberg E, de Silva MNF, Gross MC (2016) Intense genomic reorganization in the genus Oecomys (Rodentia, Sigmodontinae): comparison between DNA barcoding and mapping of repetitive elements in three species of the Brazilian Amazon. Comparative Cytogenetics 10(3): 401-426. https://doi.org/10.3897/compcytogen.v10i3.8306