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Perognathus flavus  Baird, 1855
Taxonomic Serial No.: 180262

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Ratón-de abazones sedoso [Spanish]
 
    Silky Pocket Mouse [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  
                               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  
                                              SpeciesPerognathus flavus Baird, 1855 – Ratón-de abazones sedoso, Silky Pocket Mouse  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Subspecies Perognathus flavus bimaculatus Merriam, 1889  
                                                 Subspecies Perognathus flavus bunkeri Cockrum, 1951  
                                                 Subspecies Perognathus flavus flavus Baird, 1855  
                                                 Subspecies Perognathus flavus fuliginosus Merriam, 1890  
                                                 Subspecies Perognathus flavus fuscus Anderson, 1972  
                                                 Subspecies Perognathus flavus goodpasteri Hoffmeister, 1956 – Springerville Pocket Mouse, Silky pocket mouse 
                                                 Subspecies Perognathus flavus hopiensis Goldman, 1932  
                                                 Subspecies Perognathus flavus medius Baker, 1954  
                                                 Subspecies Perognathus flavus mexicanus Merriam, 1894  
                                                 Subspecies Perognathus flavus pallescens Baker, 1954  
                                                 Subspecies Perognathus flavus parviceps Baker, 1954  
                                                 Subspecies Perognathus flavus piperi Goldman, 1917  
                                                 Subspecies Perognathus flavus sanluisi Hill, 1952  
                                                 Subspecies Perognathus flavus sonoriensis Nelson and Goldman, 1934  
       

 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 flavus    
       
  Expert: James L. Patton  
  Notes: Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720   
  Reference for: Perognathus flavus    
       
  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: Ratón-de abazones sedoso[Spanish]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Perognathus flavus   
       
  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 flavus   
       
  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 flavus   
       
  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 flavus, Silky Pocket Mouse [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: Perognathus flavus, Silky Pocket Mouse [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: Perognathus flavus   
       

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

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (nt) as P. f. goodpasteri; otherwise Lower Risk (lc)  
    Comments: Revised by Baker (1954); subspecies listed by Hall (1981) and reviewed by Williams et al. (1993). Wilson (1973) considered merriami conspecific, but Anderson (1972) Lee and Engstrom (1991) documented species distinctness of merriami from flavus (see below). Reviewed by Best and Skupski (1994a, Mammalian Species No. 471)  
 

 

   

 
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