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Brucepattersonius griserufescens  Hershkovitz, 1998
Taxonomic Serial No.: 970656

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Brucepattersonius albinasus Hershkovitz, 1998
  Common Name(s): Gray-bellied Akodont [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderRodentia Bowdich, 1821 – esquilo, preá, rato, roedor, rongeurs, rodents  
                                  SuborderMyomorpha Brandt, 1855 – Rats, souris, Mice, Rats, Voles, Gerbils, Hamsters, Lemmings  
                                     SuperfamilyMuroidea Illiger, 1811  
                                        FamilyCricetidae Fischer, 1817  
                                           SubfamilySigmodontinae Wagner, 1843 – New World rats, New World mice  
                                              GenusBrucepattersonius Hershkovitz, 1998  
                                                 SpeciesBrucepattersonius griserufescens Hershkovitz, 1998 – Gray-bellied Akodont  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hershkovitz, Philip  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Report on some sigmodontine rodents collected in southeastern Brazil with descriptions of a new genus and six new species   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bonn zoological Bulletin, vol. 47, no. 3-4   
  Page(s): 193-256   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0006-7172   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Brucepattersonius griserufescens   
  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   
  Reference for: Brucepattersonius griserufescens, Gray-bellied Akodont [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Vilela, Júlio Fernando, João Alves De Oliveira, and Cibele Rodrigues Bonvicino  
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title: Taxonomic status of Brucepattersonius albinasus (Rodentia: Sigmodontinae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, issue 1199   
  Page(s): 61-68   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5326   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Brucepattersonius griserufescens   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: South America  



  Comment: Comments: Distribution amplified and karyotype reported by Bonvicino et al. (1998b), who noted that it (2n = 52, FN = 52-53) differs from all Oxymycterus species so far examined (2n = 54, FN = 64; see Bonvicino et al., 1998b)  



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