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Rhipidomys emiliae  (J. A. Allen, 1916)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 970729

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Oecomys emiliae J. A. Allen, 1916
  Common Name(s): Eastern Amazon Rhipidomys [English]
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 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  
                                              GenusRhipidomys Tschudi, 1845 – American Climbing Mice, Climbing Mice  
                                                 SpeciesRhipidomys emiliae (J. A. Allen, 1916) – Eastern Amazon 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 emiliae, Eastern Amazon Rhipidomys [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: South America  



  Comment: Comments: R. leucodactylus section sensu Tribe (1996). Described as a species of Oecomys, transferred to Rhipidomys by Goodwin (1953), and thereafter associated as a form of R. mastacalis (Cabrera, 1961; Musser and Carleton, 1993) until reinstated as a species by Tribe (1996). Distributional occurrence and morphological discrimination with respect to R. nitela to the west and R. macrurus to the east require amplification. Sympatry reported with R. nitela at Serra do Roncador (Tribe, 1996)  



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