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Sigmodontinae  Wagner, 1843
Taxonomic Serial No.: 552329

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subfamily  
  Synonym(s): Hesperomyinae Murray, 1866
 
    Sigmodontes Wagner, 1843
 
    Akodontini Vorontsov, 1959
 
    Ichthyomyini Vorontsov, 1959
 
    Oryzomyini Vorontsov, 1959
 
    Phyllotiini Vorontsov, 1959
 
    Reithrodontini Reig, 1980
 
    Scapteromyini Massoia, 1979
 
    Thomasomyini Steadman and Ray, 1982
 
    Wiedomyini Reig, 1980
 
    Zygodontomyini Eisenberg, 1989
 
  Common Name(s): New World rats [English]
 
    New World mice [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   
       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  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Genus Abrawayaomys Cunha and Cruz, 1979  
                                              Genus Abrothrix Waterhouse, 1837  
                                              Genus Aegialomys Weksler, Percequillo and Voss, 2006  
                                              Genus Aepeomys Thomas, 1898 – Montane Mice 
                                              Genus Akodon Meyen, 1833 – Grass Mice 
                                              Genus Amphinectomys Malygin, 1994  
                                              Genus Andalgalomys Williams and Mares, 1978 – Chaco Mice 
                                              Genus Andinomys Thomas, 1902  
                                              Genus Anotomys Thomas, 1906  
                                              Genus Auliscomys Osgood, 1915 – Big-eared Mice 
                                              Genus Bibimys Massoia, 1979 – Crimson-nosed Rats 
                                              Genus Blarinomys Thomas, 1896  
                                              Genus Brucepattersonius Hershkovitz, 1998  
                                              Genus Calassomys Pardiñas, Lessa, Teta, Salazar-Bravo and Câmara, 2014  
                                              Genus Calomys Waterhouse, 1837 – Vesper Mice 
                                              Genus Cerradomys Weksler, Percequillo and Voss, 2006  
                                              Genus Chelemys Thomas, 1903 – Greater Long-clawed Mice 
                                              Genus Chibchanomys Voss, 1988  
                                              Genus Chilomys Thomas, 1897  
                                              Genus Chinchillula Thomas, 1898  
                                              Genus Delomys Thomas, 1917 – Atlantic Forest Rats 
                                              Genus Deltamys Thomas, 1917  
                                              Genus Eligmodontia F. Cuvier, 1837 – Gerbil Mice 
                                              Genus Eremoryzomys Weksler, Percequillo and Voss, 2006  
                                              Genus Euneomys Coues, 1874 – Chinchilla Mice 
                                              Genus Euryoryzomys Weksler, Percequillo and Voss, 2006  
                                              Genus Galenomys Thomas, 1916  
                                              Genus Geoxus Thomas, 1919  
                                              Genus Graomys Thomas, 1916 – Leaf-eared Mice 
                                              Genus Handleyomys Voss, Gómez-Laverde and Pacheco, 2002  
                                              Genus Holochilus Brandt, 1835 – Marsh Rats 
                                              Genus Hylaeamys Weksler, Percequillo and Voss, 2006  
                                              Genus Ichthyomys Thomas, 1893 – Crab-eating Rats 
                                              Genus Irenomys Thomas, 1919  
                                              Genus Juliomys González, 2000  
                                              Genus Juscelinomys Moojen, 1965 – Juscelin's Mice 
                                              Genus Kunsia Hershkovitz, 1966 – South American Giant Rats 
                                              Genus Lenoxus Thomas, 1909  
                                              Genus Loxodontomys Osgood, 1947  
                                              Genus Lundomys Voss and Carleton, 1993  
                                              Genus Megalomys Trouessart, 1881 – West Indian Giant Rice Rats 
                                              Genus Megaoryzomys Lenglet and Coppois, 1979  
                                              Genus Melanomys Thomas, 1902 – Dark Rice Rats 
                                              Genus Microakodontomys Hershkovitz, 1993  
                                              Genus Microryzomys Thomas, 1917 – Small Rice Rats 
                                              Genus Mindomys Weksler, Percequillo and Voss, 2006  
                                              Genus Neacomys Thomas, 1900 – Bristly Mice 
                                              Genus Necromys Ameghino, 1889  
                                              Genus Nectomys Peters, 1861 – Neotropical Water Rats 
                                              Genus Neomicroxus Alvarado-Serrano and D'Elís, 2013  
                                              Genus Neotomys Thomas, 1894  
                                              Genus Nephelomys Weksler, Percequillo and Voss, 2006  
                                              Genus Nesoryzomys Heller, 1904 – Galapagos Mice 
                                              Genus Neusticomys Anthony, 1921 – Fish-eating Rats 
                                              Genus Noronhomys Carleton and Olson, 1999  
                                              Genus Notiomys Thomas, 1890  
                                              Genus Oecomys Thomas, 1906 – Arboreal Rice Rats 
                                              Genus Oligoryzomys Bangs, 1900 – Pygmy Rice Rats 
                                              Genus Oreoryzomys Weksler, Percequillo and Voss, 2006  
                                              Genus Oryzomys Baird, 1857 – Rice Rats 
                                              Genus Oxymycterus Waterhouse, 1837  
                                              Genus Paralomys Thomas, 1926  
                                              Genus Pearsonomys Patterson, 1992  
                                              Genus Phaenomys Thomas, 1917  
                                              Genus Phyllotis Waterhouse, 1837 – Leaf-eared Mice 
                                              Genus Podoxymys Anthony, 1929  
                                              Genus Pseudoryzomys Hershkovitz, 1959  
                                              Genus Punomys Osgood, 1943  
                                              Genus Reithrodon Waterhouse, 1837  
                                              Genus Rhagomys Thomas, 1917  
                                              Genus Rheomys Thomas, 1906 – Central American Water Mice 
                                              Genus Rhipidomys Tschudi, 1845 – American Climbing Mice, Climbing Mice 
                                              Genus Salinomys Braun and Mares, 1995  
                                              Genus Scapteromys Waterhouse, 1837  
                                              Genus Scolomys Anthony, 1924 – Spiny Mice 
                                              Genus Sigmodon Say and Ord, 1825 – Cotton Rats 
                                              Genus Sigmodontomys J. A. Allen, 1897 – Rice Water Rats 
                                              Genus Sooretamys Weksler, Percequillo and Voss, 2006  
                                              Genus Tapecomys S. Anderson and Yates, 2000  
                                              Genus Thalpomys Thomas, 1916 – Cerrado Mice 
                                              Genus Thaptomys Thomas, 1916  
                                              Genus Thomasomys Coues, 1884 – Thomas's Oldfield Mice 
                                              Genus Transandinomys Weksler, Percequillo and Voss, 2006  
                                              Genus Wiedomys Hershkovitz, 1959  
                                              Genus Wilfredomys Avila-Pires, 1960 – Wilfred's Mice 
                                              Genus Zygodontomys J. A. Allen, 1897 – Cane Mice 
       

 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: Sigmodontinae    
       
  Expert: Guy G. Musser  
  Notes: Department of Mammology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024   
  Reference for: Sigmodontinae    
       
  Expert: Michael D. Carleton  
  Notes: Department of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Sigmodontinae    
       
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): McKenna, Malcolm C., and Susan K. Bell  
  Publication Date: 1997   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Classification of mammals above the species level   
  Page(s): 631   
  Publisher: Columbia University Press   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-231-11012-X   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Sigmodontinae   
       
  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: Sigmodontinae   
       
  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: Sigmodontinae   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Priority of family-group name Sigmodontinae, dating from Sigmodontes Wagner, 1843, established by Hershkovitz (1966c) and Reig (1980). Taxonomic and nomenclatural histories of many forms compiled by Tate (1932a-h). Comprehensive and influential alpha-level classifications presented by Gyldenstolpe (1932), Ellerman (1941), and Cabrera (1961). The studies of Carleton (1980), Gardner and Patton (1976), Hershkovitz (1962, 1966b, c), Hooper and Musser (1964), and Reig (1980, 1981, 1984, 1987) co...  
 

 

   

 
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