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Brucepattersonius  Hershkovitz, 1998
Taxonomic Serial No.: 970228

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  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  
                                           SubfamilySigmodontinae Wagner, 1843 – New World rats, New World mice  
                                              GenusBrucepattersonius Hershkovitz, 1998  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Species Brucepattersonius griserufescens Hershkovitz, 1998 – Gray-bellied Akodont 
                                                 Species Brucepattersonius guarani Mares and Braun, 2000 – Guaraní Akodont 
                                                 Species Brucepattersonius igniventris Hershkovitz, 1998 – Red-bellied Akodont 
                                                 Species Brucepattersonius iheringi (Thomas, 1896) – Ihering's Akodont, Ihering's Hocicudo 
                                                 Species Brucepattersonius misionensis Mares and Braun, 2000 – Misiones Akodont 
                                                 Species Brucepattersonius paradisus Mares and Braun, 2000 – Arroyo of Paradise Akodont 
                                                 Species Brucepattersonius soricinus Hershkovitz, 1998 – Soricine 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   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0006-7172   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: original description   
  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   

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  Comment: Comments: Akodontini. Morphological traits resemble those of Oxymycterus, considered its probable nearest generic relative by Hershkovitz (1998). Parsimony and likelihood trees derived from cytochrome b data instead most closely relate the genus to Blarinomys, within a clade that includes Lenoxus, Kunsia, and Scapteromys (D'Elía et al., 2003; Smith and Patton, 1999). With recognition of this distinctive genus, attention should be directed to documenting the status and distributions of the newly descr...  



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