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Oryzomys couesi  (Alston, 1877)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 180337

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Oryzomys albiventer Merriam, 1901
 
    Oryzomys antillarum Thomas, 1898
 
    Oryzomys aquaticus J. A. Allen, 1891
 
    Oryzomys azuerensis Bole, 1937
 
    Oryzomys bulleri J. A. Allen, 1897
 
    Oryzomys cozumelae Merriam, 1901
 
    Oryzomys crinitus Merriam, 1901
 
    Oryzomys fulgens Thomas, 1893
 
    Oryzomys gatunensis Goldman, 1912
 
    Oryzomys goldmani Merriam, 1901
 
    Oryzomys jalapae J. A. Allen and Chapman, 1897
 
    Oryzomys mexicanus J. A. Allen, 1897
 
    Oryzomys molestus Elliot, 1903
 
    Oryzomys peninsulae Thomas, 1897
 
    Oryzomys richardsoni J. A. Allen, 1910
 
    Oryzomys richmondi Merriam, 1901
 
    Oryzomys rufus Merriam, 1901
 
    Oryzomys teapensis Merriam, 1901
 
    Oryzomys zygomaticus Merriam, 1901
 
    Oryzomys jalapae apatelius Elliot, 1904
 
    Oryzomys crinitus aztecus Merriam, 1901
 
    Oryzomys couesi lambi Burt, 1934
 
    Oryzomys mexicanus peragrus Merriam, 1901
 
    Oryzomys couesi pinicola A. Murie, 1932
 
    Oryzomys couesi regillus Goldman, 1915
 
    Oryzomys jalapae rufinus Merriam, 1901
 
    Oryzomys couesi aquaticus J. A. Allen, 1891
 
  Common Name(s): Coues's Rice Rat [English]
 
    Coues' Rice Rat [English]
 
    Rata-arrocera de Coues [Spanish]
 
    Coues' 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 – mammifčres, 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 couesi (Alston, 1877) – Coues's Rice Rat, Coues' Rice Rat, Rata-arrocera de Coues, Coues' 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 couesi    
       
  Expert: Guy G. Musser  
  Notes: Department of Mammology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024   
  Reference for: Oryzomys couesi    
       
  Expert: Michael D. Carleton  
  Notes: Department of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Oryzomys couesi    
       
  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 Coues[Spanish]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Oryzomys couesi   
       
  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 couesi   
       
  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 couesi   
       
  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 couesi, Coues' 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 couesi   
       
  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: Oryzomys couesi, Coues' Rice Rat [English]   
       

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

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (lc)  
    Comments: Retained as a species by Goldman (1918) until Hall (1960) considered it only subspecifically distinct from O. palustris. Benson and Gehlbach (1979) returned O. couesi to specific status based on morphological contrasts with O. p. texensis in supposed area of intergradation; protein electrophoresis corroborates their lack of hybridization and genetic distinctiveness in sympatry (Schmidt and Engstrom, 1994). Karyotype reported by Benson and Gehlbach (1979) and Haiduk et al. (1979); morphometr...  
 

 

   

 
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