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Arvicolinae  Gray, 1821
Taxonomic Serial No.: 552325

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subfamily  
  Synonym(s): Arvicolidae Gray, 1821
    Microtidae Cope, 1891
    Braminae Miller and Gidley, 1918
    Dolomyinae Chaline, 1975
    Ellobiinae Gill, 1872
    Ondatrinae Repenning, 1982
    Prometheomyinae Kretzoi, 1955
    Clethrionomyini Hooper and Hart, 1962
    Dicrostonychini Kretzoi, 1955
    Dicrostonyxini Gromov, 1972
    Ellobiusini Gill, 1872
    Fibrini Méhely, 1914
    Lagurini Kretzoi, 1955
    Myodini Kretzoi, 1969
    Neofibrini Hooper and Hart, 1962
    Ondatrini Gray, 1825
    Phenacomyini Zagorodnyuk, 1990
    Pitymyini Repenning, 1983
    Pliomyini Kretzoi, 1969
    Pliophenacomyini Repenning, Fejfar and Heinrich, 1990
    Synaptomyini Koenigswald and L. D. Martin, 1984
  Common Name(s): arvicoline rodents [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      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  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Genus Alticola Blanford, 1881 – Mountain Voles 
                                              Genus Arborimus Taylor, 1915 – Tree Voles 
                                              Genus Arvicola Lacépède, 1799 – Water Voles 
                                              Genus Blanfordimys Argyropulo, 1933 – Afghan Voles 
                                              Genus Caryomys Thomas, 1911  
                                              Genus Chionomys Miller, 1908 – Snow Voles 
                                              Genus Dicrostonyx Gloger, 1841 – Collared Lemmings 
                                              Genus Dinaromys Kretzoi, 1955  
                                              Genus Ellobius Fischer, 1814 – Mole Voles 
                                              Genus Eolagurus Argyropulo, 1946  
                                              Genus Eothenomys Miller, 1896 – South Asian Voles 
                                              Genus Hyperacrius Miller, 1896 – Kashmir Voles 
                                              Genus Lagurus Gloger, 1841 – Sagebrush Voles 
                                              Genus Lasiopodomys Lataste, 1887  
                                              Genus Lemmiscus Thomas, 1912 – sagebrush voles 
                                              Genus Lemmus Link, 1795 – Lemmings 
                                              Genus Microtus Schrank, 1798 – Meadow Mice, Meadow Voles 
                                              Genus Myodes Pallas, 1811  
                                              Genus Myopus Miller, 1910  
                                              Genus Neodon Hodgson, 1849  
                                              Genus Neofiber True, 1884 – Round-tailed Muskrats 
                                              Genus Ondatra Link, 1795 – muskrats, Muskrat 
                                              Genus Phenacomys Merriam, 1889 – Heather Voles 
                                              Genus Proedromys Thomas, 1911  
                                              Genus Prometheomys Satunin, 1901  
                                              Genus Synaptomys Baird, 1857 – Bog Lemmings 
                                              Genus Volemys Zagorodnyuk, 1990  

  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: Arvicolinae    
  Expert: Guy G. Musser  
  Notes: Department of Mammology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024   
  Reference for: Arvicolinae    
  Expert: Michael D. Carleton  
  Notes: Department of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Arvicolinae    
  Other Source(s):    
  Reference for:    
  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   
  Reference for: Arvicolinae   
  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: Arvicolinae   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: Comments: See Kretzoi (1955, 1962, 1969) for family-group priority of Arvicolidae Gray, 1821, instead of Microti Miller, 1896. Although some have intentionally maintained the latter name (e.g., Repenning, 1992, 1998), a group concept of arvicoline rodents, recognized as Arvicolinae, actually had emerged long prior to Miller's (1896) seminal monograph (e.g., Baird, 1857; Coues, 1874; Murray, 1866; Alston, 1876; Lataste, 1887). Carleton and Musser (1984) generally defined and reviewed the limits and co...  



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