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Nectomys rattus  (Pelzeln, 1883)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 970695

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Nectomys parvipes F. Petter, 1979
 
  Common Name(s): Amazonian Nectomys [English]
 
       
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      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  
                                              GenusNectomys Peters, 1861 – Neotropical Water Rats  
                                                 SpeciesNectomys rattus (Pelzeln, 1883) – Amazonian Nectomys  
       

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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   
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  Reference for: Nectomys rattus, Amazonian Nectomys [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: South America  
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Critically Endangered as N. parvipes  
    Comments: Most forms included here were once treated as subspecies of N. squamipes following Hershkovitz (1944). Diagnosis emended as the species N. melanius and morphology contrasted to N. palmipes and N. squamipes sensu stricto by Voss et al. (2001); they mentioned that rattus Pelzeln (1883) may be the proper name to use for this species and provided information on the type's existence and its identity as a Nectomys (2001:98-99, footnote). Bonvicino (in Andrades-Miranda et al., 2001b) has employed ...  
 

 

   


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