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Microtus mexicanus  (Saussure, 1861)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 180308

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Microtus mexicanus mexicanus (Saussure, 1861)
 
    Microtus mexicanus hualpaiensis Goldman, 1938
 
    Microtus mogollonensis (Mearns, 1890)
 
    Microtus fulviventer Merriam, 1898
 
    Arvicola mogollonensis Mearns, 1890
 
    Arvicola phaeus Merriam, 1892
 
    Microtus mexicanus fundatus Hall, 1948
 
    Microtus mexicanus guadalupensis Bailey, 1902
 
    Microtus mexicanus madrensis Goldman, 1938
 
    Microtus mexicanus navaho Benson, 1934
 
    Microtus mexicanus neveriae Hooper, 1955
 
    Microtus mexicanus salvus Hall, 1948
 
    Microtus mexicanus subsimus Goldman, 1938
 
  Common Name(s): Meteoro mexicano [Spanish]
 
    Mexican Vole [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  
                                  SuborderMyomorpha Brandt, 1855 – Rats, souris, Mice, Rats, Voles, Gerbils, Hamsters, Lemmings  
                                     SuperfamilyMuroidea Illiger, 1811  
                                        FamilyCricetidae Fischer, 1817  
                                           SubfamilyArvicolinae Gray, 1821 – arvicoline rodents  
                                              GenusMicrotus Schrank, 1798 – Meadow Mice, Meadow Voles  
                                                 SpeciesMicrotus mexicanus (Saussure, 1861) – Meteoro mexicano, Mexican Vole  
       

 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: Microtus mexicanus    
       
  Expert: Guy G. Musser  
  Notes: Department of Mammology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024   
  Reference for: Microtus mexicanus    
       
  Expert: Michael D. Carleton  
  Notes: Department of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Microtus mexicanus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: 2003 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, website (version 2003)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: http://www.redlist.org/   
  Reference for: Microtus mexicanus   
       
  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: Meteoro mexicano[Spanish]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Microtus mexicanus   
       
  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: Microtus mexicanus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hall, E. Raymond  
  Publication Date: 1981   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Mammals of North America, 2nd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 601-1175   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons, Inc.   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-05443-5   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Microtus mexicanus, Mexican Vole [English]   
       
  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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Microtus mexicanus, Mexican Vole [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: Microtus mexicanus   
       
  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: Microtus mexicanus, Mexican Vole [English]   
       

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

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: U.S. ESA and IUCN - Endangered as M. m. hualpaiensis; IUCN - Vulnerable as M. mexicanus and M. mongollonensis hualpaiensis  
    Comments: Interspecific affinities unclear: affiliated with Microtus sensu stricto, in particular M. californicus (Anderson, 1959, 1960; Conroy and Cook, 2000a; Conroy et al., 2001) or M. montanus and M. pennsylvanicus (Moore and Janecek, 1990); associated with the subgenus Pitymys by Hooper and Hart (1962); chromosomal banding data uninformative (Modi, 1987); also see Hoffmann and Koeppl (1985). Morphometric, electrophoretic, and karyotypic variation among isolated populations in SW USA studied by W...  
 

 

   

 
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