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Perognathus  Wied-Neuwied, 1839
Taxonomic Serial No.: 180254

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Abromys Gray, 1868
 
    Cricetodipus Peale, 1848
 
    Otognosis Coues, 1875
 
  Common Name(s): pocket mice [English]
 
    Silky Pocket Mice [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2012   
       

 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  
                                  SuborderCastorimorpha A. E. Wood, 1955  
                                     FamilyHeteromyidae Gray, 1868 – heteromyid rodents, Kangaroo Mice, Kangaroo Rats, Pocket Mice  
                                        SubfamilyPerognathinae Coues, 1875  
                                           GenusPerognathus Wied-Neuwied, 1839 – pocket mice, Silky Pocket Mice  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Species Perognathus alticolus Rhoads, 1894 – White-eared Pocket Mouse 
                                              Species Perognathus amplus Osgood, 1900 – Ratón-de abazones de Arizona, Arizona Pocket Mouse 
                                              Species Perognathus fasciatus Wied-Neuwied, 1839 – Olive-backed Pocket Mouse 
                                              Species Perognathus flavescens Merriam, 1889 – Ratón-de abazones de pradera, Plains Pocket Mouse 
                                              Species Perognathus flavus Baird, 1855 – Ratón-de abazones sedoso, Silky Pocket Mouse 
                                              Species Perognathus inornatus Merriam, 1889 – San Joaquin Pocket Mouse 
                                              Species Perognathus longimembris (Coues, 1875) – Ratón-de abazones menor, Little Pocket Mouse 
                                              Species Perognathus merriami J. A. Allen, 1892 – Ratón-de abazones de Merriam, Merriam's Pocket Mouse 
                                              Species Perognathus parvus (Peale, 1848) – Great Basin Pocket Mouse 
       

 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: Perognathus    
       
  Expert: James L. Patton  
  Notes: Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720   
  Reference for: Perognathus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Perognathus   
       
  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: Perognathus, pocket mice [English]   
       
  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: Perognathus   
       
  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: Perognathus   
       
  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: Perognathus, Silky Pocket Mice [English]   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Revised by Merriam (1889) and Osgood (1900), who also included those species listed here for Chaetodipus. Chromosomal relationships reviewed by Patton (1967b) and Williams (1978a). Taxonomy reviewed by Williams et al. (1993). Williams et al. (1993) and Best (1994a) provide keys to Recent species  
 

 

   

 
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