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Rhipidomys  Tschudi, 1845
Taxonomic Serial No.: 632681

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): American Climbing Mice [English]
    Climbing 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  – triploblasts  
          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  
                                              GenusRhipidomys Tschudi, 1845 – American Climbing Mice, Climbing Mice  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Species Rhipidomys austrinus Thomas, 1921 – Southern Climbing Mouse, Southern Andean Rhipidomys 
                                                 Species Rhipidomys caucensis J. A. Allen, 1913 – Cauca Climbing Mouse, Colombian Rhipidomys 
                                                 Species Rhipidomys couesi (J. A. Allen and Chapman, 1893) – Coues's Climbing Mouse, Coues' Rhipidomys 
                                                 Species Rhipidomys emiliae (J. A. Allen, 1916) – Eastern Amazon Rhipidomys 
                                                 Species Rhipidomys fulviventer Thomas, 1896 – Buff-bellied Climbing Mouse, Tawny-bellied Rhipidomys 
                                                 Species Rhipidomys gardneri Patton, da Silva and Malcolm, 2000 – Gardner's Rhipidomys 
                                                 Species Rhipidomys latimanus (Tomes, 1860) – Broad-footed Climbing Mouse, Broad-footed Rhipidomys 
                                                 Species Rhipidomys leucodactylus (Tschudi, 1845) – White-footed Climbing Mouse, White-footed Rhipidomys 
                                                 Species Rhipidomys macconnelli de Winton, 1900 – MacConnell's Climbing Mouse, Tepui Rhipidomys 
                                                 Species Rhipidomys macrurus (Gervais, 1855) – Long-tailed Rhipidomys 
                                                 Species Rhipidomys mastacalis (Lund, 1840) – Long-tailed Climbing Mouse, Atlantic Forest Rhipidomys 
                                                 Species Rhipidomys modicus Thomas, 1926 – Peruvian Rhipidomys 
                                                 Species Rhipidomys nitela Thomas, 1901 – Splendid Climbing Mouse, Guianan Rhipidomys 
                                                 Species Rhipidomys ochrogaster J. A. Allen, 1901 – Yellow-bellied Climbing Mouse, Buff-bellied Rhipidomys 
                                                 Species Rhipidomys venezuelae Thomas, 1896 – Venezuelan Climbing Mouse, Venezuelan Rhipidomys 
                                                 Species Rhipidomys venustus Thomas, 1900 – Charming Climbing Mouse, Mérida Rhipidomys 
                                                 Species Rhipidomys wetzeli Gardner, 1989 – Wetzel's Climbing Mouse, Wetzel's Rhipidomys 

  Expert: Guy G. Musser  
  Notes: Department of Mammology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024   
  Reference for: Rhipidomys    
  Expert: Michael D. Carleton  
  Notes: Department of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Rhipidomys    
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  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: Rhipidomys   
  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: Rhipidomys   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Common Names of Mammals of the World   
  Page(s): xiv + 204   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-383-3   
  Notes: With contributions by Bernadette N. Graham, Adam P. Potter, and Mariana M. Upmeyer   
  Reference for: American Climbing Mice[English]   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: Comments: Thomasomyini. Tribe (1996) explained why the genus-group name Rhipidomys is available from Tschudi (1845), not 1844 as conventionally cited (e.g., Cabrera, 1961; Ellerman, 1941). External and cranial morphology characterized and contrasted with superficially similar species of Oecomys by Tribe (1996), Patton et al. (2000), and Voss et al. (2001). Sister genus to the Chilomys-Thomasomys clade based on phylogenetic evaluations of mitochondrial DNA sequences from 2-6 species surveyed (D'Elía e...  



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