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Loxodontomys  Osgood, 1947
Taxonomic Serial No.: 970232

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  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  
                                              GenusLoxodontomys Osgood, 1947  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Species Loxodontomys micropus (Waterhouse, 1837) – Southern Pericote, Southern Big-eared Mouse 
                                                 Species Loxodontomys pikumche Spotorno, Cofre, Manriquez, Vilina, Marquet and Walker, 1998 – Pikumche Pericote 

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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: Loxodontomys   

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  Comment: Comments: Phyllotini. Diagnosed as a subgenus of Phyllotis and maintained at that rank (Pearson, 1958) or as a full synonym (Hershkovitz, 1962). Transferred to Auliscomys, employed as a genus, by Simonetti and Spotorno (1980). Based on morphological studies, however, the species do not cladistically nest within Auliscomys or Phyllotis proper but instead are associated with a clade containing Reithrodon and variably other genera (Braun, 1993; Spotorno et al., 1998; Steppan, 1993, 1995)  



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