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Oryzomys palustris  (Harlan, 1837)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 180336

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Oryzomys palustris palustris (Harlan, 1837)
 
    Oryzomys palustris natator Chapman, 1893
 
    Oryzomys argentatus Spitzer and Lazell, 1978
 
    Mus palustris Harlan, 1837
 
    Oryzomys palustris coloratus Bangs, 1898
 
    Oryzomys natator floridanus Merriam, 1901
 
    Oryzomys palustris planirostris Hamilton, 1955
 
    Oryzomys palustris sanibeli Hamilton, 1955
 
    Oryzomys palustris texensis J. A. Allen, 1894
 
  Common Name(s): Rata-arrocera de pantano [Spanish]
 
    Marsh Rice Rat [English]
 
    Marsh Oryzomys [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  
                                           SubfamilySigmodontinae Wagner, 1843 – New World rats, New World mice  
                                              GenusOryzomys Baird, 1857 – Rice Rats  
                                                 SpeciesOryzomys palustris (Harlan, 1837) – Rata-arrocera de pantano, Marsh Rice Rat, Marsh Oryzomys  
       

 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: Oryzomys palustris    
       
  Expert: Guy G. Musser  
  Notes: Department of Mammology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024   
  Reference for: Oryzomys palustris    
       
  Expert: Michael D. Carleton  
  Notes: Department of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Oryzomys palustris    
       
  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: Rata-arrocera de pantano[Spanish]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Oryzomys palustris   
       
  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: Oryzomys palustris   
       
  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: Oryzomys palustris, Marsh Rice Rat [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: Oryzomys palustris, Marsh Oryzomys [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: Oryzomys palustris   
       

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

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Formerly included couesi and related forms as subspecies (see account of O. couesi). Geographic variation evaluated by Humphrey and Setzer (1989), who acknowledged the nominate and only one other subspecies, O. p. natator; Whitaker and Hamilton (1998), on the other hand, regarded the island taxa planirostris and sanibeli as valid subspecies and viewed natator as indistinguishable from nominate palustris, observing their philosophical emphasis of overwater gaps as 'primary isolating mechanis...  
    Status: U.S. ESA - Endangered in the lower Florida Keys (west of the Seven Mile Bridge) as O. p. natator; IUCN - Data Deficient as O. p. natator, otherwise Lower Risk (lc)  
 

 

   

 
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