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Scapanus latimanus  (Bachman, 1842)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 179981

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): topociego [Spanish]
 
    Topo pata ancha [Spanish]
 
    Broad-footed Mole [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  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  
                               OrderSoricomorpha Gregory, 1910  
                                  FamilyTalpidae G. Fischer, 1814 – desmans, moles, shrew-moles  
                                     SubfamilyScalopinae Gill, 1875  
                                        TribeScalopini Gill, 1875  
                                           GenusScapanus Pomel, 1848 – western moles  
                                              SpeciesScapanus latimanus (Bachman, 1842) – topociego, Topo pata ancha, Broad-footed Mole  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Subspecies Scapanus latimanus anthonyi J. A. Allen, 1893  
                                                 Subspecies Scapanus latimanus campi Grinnell and Storer, 1916  
                                                 Subspecies Scapanus latimanus caurinus F. G. Palmer, 1937  
                                                 Subspecies Scapanus latimanus dilatus True, 1894  
                                                 Subspecies Scapanus latimanus grinnelli Jackson, 1914  
                                                 Subspecies Scapanus latimanus insularis F. G. Palmer, 1937  
                                                 Subspecies Scapanus latimanus latimanus (Bachman, 1842)  
                                                 Subspecies Scapanus latimanus minusculus Bangs, 1899  
                                                 Subspecies Scapanus latimanus monoensis Grinnell, 1918  
                                                 Subspecies Scapanus latimanus occultus Grinnell and Swarth, 1912  
                                                 Subspecies Scapanus latimanus parvus F. G. Palmer, 1937 – Alameda Island mole 
                                                 Subspecies Scapanus latimanus sericatus Jackson, 1914  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alfred L. Gardner  
  Notes: Curator of North American mammals and Chief of Mammal Section, National Biological Service, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, USA   
  Reference for: Scapanus latimanus    
       
  Expert: Rainer Hutterer  
  Notes: Zoologisches Forschunginstitut und Museum Alexander Koenig, Adenauerallee 160, 53113 Bonn, Germany   
  Reference for: Scapanus latimanus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Notes: CONABIO: (http://www.conabio.gob.mx/)   
  Reference for: Topo pata ancha[Spanish]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Scapanus latimanus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Scapanus latimanus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Scapanus latimanus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 2142   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Scapanus latimanus, Broad-footed Mole [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Common Names of Mammals of the World   
  Page(s): xiv + 204   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-383-3   
  Notes: With contributions by Bernadette N. Graham, Adam P. Potter, and Mariana M. Upmeyer   
  Reference for: Scapanus latimanus, Broad-footed Mole [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and Sue Ruff, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Smithsonian Book of North American Mammals   
  Page(s): xxv + 750   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-845-2   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Scapanus latimanus, Broad-footed Mole [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: North America  
    Middle America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
    Mexico, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (lc)  
    Comments: Hall (1981:69-70) listed 12 subspecies. Reviewed by Verts and Carraway (2001, Mammalian Species No. 666). Ceballos and Navarro (1991) listed anthonyi as a distinct species without further reference. Karyotype has 2n = 34, FN = 64 (Yates and Schmidly, 1975)  
 

 

   

 
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