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Neotominae  Merriam, 1894
Taxonomic Serial No.: 970153

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subfamily  
  Synonym(s): Baiomyini Musser and Carleton, 2005
    Ochrotomyini Musser and Carleton, 2005
    Onychomyini Vorontsov, 1959
    Peromyscini Hershkovitz, 1966
    Reithrodontomyini Vorontsov, 1959
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  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   

 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  
                                           SubfamilyNeotominae Merriam, 1894  
    Direct Children:  
                                              GenusBaiomys True, 1894 – Pygmy Mice, American Pygmy Mice 
                                              GenusHabromys Hooper and Musser, 1964 – Crested-tailed Deer Mice 
                                              GenusHodomys Merriam, 1894  
                                              GenusIsthmomys Hooper and Musser, 1964 – Isthmus Rats 
                                              GenusMegadontomys Merriam, 1898 – Giant Deer Mice 
                                              GenusNelsonia Merriam, 1897 – Diminutive Wood Rat 
                                              GenusNeotoma Say and Ord, 1825 – Packrats 
                                              GenusNeotomodon Merriam, 1898 – Volcano Mouse 
                                              GenusOchrotomys Osgood, 1909 – Golden Mice 
                                              GenusOnychomys Baird, 1857 – Grasshopper Mice 
                                              GenusOsgoodomys Hooper and Musser, 1964  
                                              GenusPeromyscus Gloger, 1841 – Deer Mice, White-footed Mice 
                                              GenusPodomys Osgood, 1909 – Florida mice 
                                              GenusReithrodontomys Giglioli, 1874 – Harvest Mice, American Harvest Mice 
                                              GenusScotinomys Thomas, 1913 – Brown Mice 
                                              GenusXenomys Merriam, 1892 – Magdalena Rat 

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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: Neotominae   

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  Comment: Comments: Merriam's (1894) definition of the subfamily included North American woodrats and certain South American fossils with high-crowned molars (Ptyssophorus and Tretomys, now considered synonyms of Reithrodon by Pardiñas, 2000a). Usage as a formal subfamily was observed (e.g., Miller and Rehn, 1901; Miller, 1912b) until Miller and Gidley (1918) considered the genera to be members of a diverse Cricetinae, as did Ellerman (1940) and Simpson (1945). A broadened family-group concept reemerged in an ...  



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