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Micromys minutus  (Pallas, 1771)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 585369

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Micromys agilis Dehne, 1841
    Mus arundinaceus Petenyi, 1882
    Mus arvensis Leach, 1816
    Mus avenarius Wolf, 1794
    Mus campestris Desmarest, 1822
    Mus erythrotis Blyth, 1856
    Mus meridionalis Costa, 1844
    Mus messorius Kerr, 1792
    Mus minatus Schinz, 1840
    Mus minimus White, 1789
    Mus oryzivorus Selys-Longchamps, 1841
    Mus parvulus Hermann, 1804
    Mus pendulinus Hermann, 1804
    Mus pratensis Ockskay, 1831
    Mus pumilus F. Cuvier, 1842
    Mus pygmaeus Milne-Edwards, 1872
    Mus soricinus Hermann, 1780
    Mus triticeus Boddaert, 1785
    Micromys minutus aokii Kuroda, 1922
    Mus minutus batarovi Kastschenko, 1910
    Micromys minutus berezowskii Argyropulo, 1929
    Micromys minutus brauneri Martino, 1930
    Mus minutus fenniae Hilzheimer, 1911
    Mus minutus flavus Kerr, 1792
    Micromys minutus hondonis Kuroda, 1933
    Micromys minutus japonicus Thomas, 1906
    Micromys minutus kytmanovi Kastschenko, 1910
    Micromys minutus mehelyi Bolkay, 1925
    Mus minutus sareptae Hilzheimer, 1911
    Micromys minutus subobscurus Fritsche, 1934
    Micromys minutus takasagoensis Tokuda, 1941
    Mus minutus typicus Barrett-Hamilton, 1899
    Mus minutus ussuricus Barrett-Hamilton, 1899
  Common Name(s): Harvest Mouse [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  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  
                                        FamilyMuridae Illiger, 1811 – campagnols, rats, souris, mice, rats, voles  
                                           SubfamilyMurinae Illiger, 1811 – Old World rats, Old World mice  
                                              GenusMicromys Dehne, 1841  
                                                 SpeciesMicromys minutus (Pallas, 1771) – Harvest Mouse  

  Expert: Guy G. Musser  
  Notes: Department of Mammology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024   
  Reference for: Micromys minutus    
  Expert: Michael D. Carleton  
  Notes: Department of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Micromys minutus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Reference for:    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Ellerman, J. R., and T. C. S. Morrison-Scott  
  Publication Date: 1966   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Palaearctic and Indian Mammals 1758 to 1946, 2nd edition   
  Page(s): 810   
  Publisher: Alden Press   
  Publication Place: Oxford, England   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0565004484   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Micromys minutus   
  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: Micromys minutus, Harvest Mouse [English]   
  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: Micromys minutus   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  



  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (nt)  
    Comments: Reviewed by Corbet (1978c, 1984). Chromosomal information reported by Jüdes (1981), Zima (1983), Lungeanu et al. (1984), Solleder et al. (1984), and Schmid et al. (1987). Results of morphometric analyses of selected European samples and its significance to applying subspecific names to the geographic variation reported by Kratochvíl and Simionescu (1983). Alveolar pattern of molar roots and comparisons with those of Rattus and Apodemus reported by Gallego (1974). Phallic morphology of Chine...  



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