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Sigmodontinae  Wagner, 1843
Taxonomic Serial No.: 552329

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subfamily  
  Synonym(s): Hesperomyinae Murray, 1866
 
    Sigmodontes Wagner, 1843
 
    Akodontini Vorontsov, 1959
 
    Ichthyomyini Vorontsov, 1959
 
    Oryzomyini Vorontsov, 1959
 
    Phyllotiini Vorontsov, 1959
 
    Reithrodontini Reig, 1980
 
    Scapteromyini Massoia, 1979
 
    Thomasomyini Steadman and Ray, 1982
 
    Wiedomyini Reig, 1980
 
    Zygodontomyini Eisenberg, 1989
 
  Common Name(s): New World rats [English]
 
    New World mice [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      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  
    Direct Children:  
                                              GenusAbrawayaomys Cunha and Cruz, 1979  
                                              GenusAbrothrix Waterhouse, 1837  
                                              GenusAegialomys Weksler, Percequillo and Voss, 2006  
                                              GenusAepeomys Thomas, 1898 – Montane Mice 
                                              GenusAkodon Meyen, 1833 – Grass Mice 
                                              GenusAmphinectomys Malygin, 1994  
                                              GenusAndalgalomys Williams and Mares, 1978 – Chaco Mice 
                                              GenusAndinomys Thomas, 1902  
                                              GenusAnotomys Thomas, 1906  
                                              GenusAuliscomys Osgood, 1915 – Big-eared Mice 
                                              GenusBibimys Massoia, 1979 – Crimson-nosed Rats 
                                              GenusBlarinomys Thomas, 1896  
                                              GenusBrucepattersonius Hershkovitz, 1998  
                                              GenusCalassomys Pardiñas, Lessa, Teta, Salazar-Bravo and Câmara, 2014  
                                              GenusCalomys Waterhouse, 1837 – Vesper Mice 
                                              GenusCerradomys Weksler, Percequillo and Voss, 2006  
                                              GenusChelemys Thomas, 1903 – Greater Long-clawed Mice 
                                              GenusChibchanomys Voss, 1988  
                                              GenusChilomys Thomas, 1897  
                                              GenusChinchillula Thomas, 1898  
                                              GenusDelomys Thomas, 1917 – Atlantic Forest Rats 
                                              GenusDeltamys Thomas, 1917  
                                              GenusEligmodontia F. Cuvier, 1837 – Gerbil Mice 
                                              GenusEremoryzomys Weksler, Percequillo and Voss, 2006  
                                              GenusEuneomys Coues, 1874 – Chinchilla Mice 
                                              GenusEuryoryzomys Weksler, Percequillo and Voss, 2006  
                                              GenusGalenomys Thomas, 1916  
                                              GenusGeoxus Thomas, 1919  
                                              GenusGraomys Thomas, 1916 – Leaf-eared Mice 
                                              GenusHandleyomys Voss, Gómez-Laverde and Pacheco, 2002  
                                              GenusHolochilus Brandt, 1835 – Marsh Rats 
                                              GenusHylaeamys Weksler, Percequillo and Voss, 2006  
                                              GenusIchthyomys Thomas, 1893 – Crab-eating Rats 
                                              GenusIrenomys Thomas, 1919  
                                              GenusJuliomys González, 2000  
                                              GenusJuscelinomys Moojen, 1965 – Juscelin's Mice 
                                              GenusKunsia Hershkovitz, 1966 – South American Giant Rats 
                                              GenusLenoxus Thomas, 1909  
                                              GenusLoxodontomys Osgood, 1947  
                                              GenusLundomys Voss and Carleton, 1993  
                                              GenusMegalomys Trouessart, 1881 – West Indian Giant Rice Rats 
                                              GenusMegaoryzomys Lenglet and Coppois, 1979  
                                              GenusMelanomys Thomas, 1902 – Dark Rice Rats 
                                              GenusMicroakodontomys Hershkovitz, 1993  
                                              GenusMicroryzomys Thomas, 1917 – Small Rice Rats 
                                              GenusMindomys Weksler, Percequillo and Voss, 2006  
                                              GenusNeacomys Thomas, 1900 – Bristly Mice 
                                              GenusNecromys Ameghino, 1889  
                                              GenusNectomys Peters, 1861 – Neotropical Water Rats 
                                              GenusNeomicroxus Alvarado-Serrano and D'Elís, 2013  
                                              GenusNeotomys Thomas, 1894  
                                              GenusNephelomys Weksler, Percequillo and Voss, 2006  
                                              GenusNesoryzomys Heller, 1904 – Galapagos Mice 
                                              GenusNeusticomys Anthony, 1921 – Fish-eating Rats 
                                              GenusNoronhomys Carleton and Olson, 1999  
                                              GenusNotiomys Thomas, 1890  
                                              GenusOecomys Thomas, 1906 – Arboreal Rice Rats 
                                              GenusOligoryzomys Bangs, 1900 – Pygmy Rice Rats 
                                              GenusOreoryzomys Weksler, Percequillo and Voss, 2006  
                                              GenusOryzomys Baird, 1857 – Rice Rats 
                                              GenusOxymycterus Waterhouse, 1837  
                                              GenusParalomys Thomas, 1926  
                                              GenusPearsonomys Patterson, 1992  
                                              GenusPhaenomys Thomas, 1917  
                                              GenusPhyllotis Waterhouse, 1837 – Leaf-eared Mice 
                                              GenusPodoxymys Anthony, 1929  
                                              GenusPseudoryzomys Hershkovitz, 1959  
                                              GenusPunomys Osgood, 1943  
                                              GenusReithrodon Waterhouse, 1837  
                                              GenusRhagomys Thomas, 1917  
                                              GenusRheomys Thomas, 1906 – Central American Water Mice 
                                              GenusRhipidomys Tschudi, 1845 – American Climbing Mice, Climbing Mice 
                                              GenusSalinomys Braun and Mares, 1995  
                                              GenusScapteromys Waterhouse, 1837  
                                              GenusScolomys Anthony, 1924 – Spiny Mice 
                                              GenusSigmodon Say and Ord, 1825 – Cotton Rats 
                                              GenusSigmodontomys J. A. Allen, 1897 – Rice Water Rats 
                                              GenusSooretamys Weksler, Percequillo and Voss, 2006  
                                              GenusTapecomys S. Anderson and Yates, 2000  
                                              GenusThalpomys Thomas, 1916 – Cerrado Mice 
                                              GenusThaptomys Thomas, 1916  
                                              GenusThomasomys Coues, 1884 – Thomas's Oldfield Mice 
                                              GenusTransandinomys Weksler, Percequillo and Voss, 2006  
                                              GenusWiedomys Hershkovitz, 1959  
                                              GenusWilfredomys Avila-Pires, 1960 – Wilfred's Mice 
                                              GenusZygodontomys J. A. Allen, 1897 – Cane Mice 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alfred L. Gardner   
  Notes: Curator of North American mammals and Chief of Mammal Section, National Biological Service, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, USA   
  Reference for: Sigmodontinae    
       
  Expert: Guy G. Musser   
  Notes: Department of Mammology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024   
  Reference for: Sigmodontinae    
       
  Expert: Michael D. Carleton   
  Notes: Department of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Sigmodontinae    
       
  Other Source(s):    
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): McKenna, Malcolm C., and Susan K. Bell   
  Publication Date: 1997   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Classification of mammals above the species level   
  Page(s): 631   
  Publisher: Columbia University Press   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-231-11012-X   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Sigmodontinae   
       
  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: Sigmodontinae   
       
  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: Sigmodontinae   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Priority of family-group name Sigmodontinae, dating from Sigmodontes Wagner, 1843, established by Hershkovitz (1966c) and Reig (1980). Taxonomic and nomenclatural histories of many forms compiled by Tate (1932a-h). Comprehensive and influential alpha-level classifications presented by Gyldenstolpe (1932), Ellerman (1941), and Cabrera (1961). The studies of Carleton (1980), Gardner and Patton (1976), Hershkovitz (1962, 1966b, c), Hooper and Musser (1964), and Reig (1980, 1981, 1984, 1987) co...  
 

 

   


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