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Ctenomys  Blainville, 1826
Taxonomic Serial No.: 584626

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s):    
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2010   
       

 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  
                                  SuborderHystricomorpha Brandt, 1855  
                                     InfraorderHystricognathi Brandt, 1855 – hystricognath rodents  
                                        FamilyCtenomyidae Lesson, 1842  
                                           GenusCtenomys Blainville, 1826  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Species Ctenomys argentinus Contreras and Berry, 1982 – Argentine Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys australis Rusconi, 1934 – Southern Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys azarae Thomas, 1903 – Azara's Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys bergi Thomas, 1902 – Berg's Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys boliviensis Waterhouse, 1848 – Bolivian Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys bonettoi Contreras and Berry, 1982 – Bonetto's Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys brasiliensis Blainville, 1826 – Brazilian Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys budini Thomas, 1913 – Budin's Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys colburni J. A. Allen, 1903 – Colburn's Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys coludo Thomas, 1920 – Puntilla Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys conoveri Osgood, 1946 – Chacoan Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys coyhaiquensis Kelt and Gallardo, 1994 – Coyhaique Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys dorbignyi Contreras and Contreras, 1984 – D'Orbigny's Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys dorsalis Thomas, 1900 – Black-backed Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys emilianus Thomas and St. Leger, 1926 – Emilio's Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys famosus Thomas, 1920 – Famatina Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys flamarioni Travi, 1981 – Flamarion's Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys fochi Thomas, 1919 – Foch's Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys fodax Thomas, 1910 – Lago Blanco Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys frater Thomas, 1902 – Reddish Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys fulvus Philippi, 1860 – Tawny Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys goodfellowi Thomas, 1921 – Goodfellow's Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys haigi Thomas, 1917 – Haig's Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys johannis Thomas, 1921 – San Juan Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys juris Thomas, 1920 – Jujuy Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys knighti Thomas, 1919 – Catamarca Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys lami Freitas, 2001 – Lami Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys latro Thomas, 1918 – Mottled Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys leucodon Waterhouse, 1848 – White-toothed Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys lewisi Thomas, 1926 – Lewis' Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys magellanicus Bennett, 1836 – Magellanic Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys maulinus Philippi, 1872 – Maule Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys mendocinus Philippi, 1869 – Mendoza Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys minutus Nehring, 1887 – Tiny Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys occultus Thomas, 1920 – Furtive Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys opimus Wagner, 1848 – Highland Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys osvaldoreigi Contreras, 1995 – Reig's Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys pearsoni Lessa and Langguth, 1983 – Pearson's Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys perrensi Thomas, 1896 – Goya Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys peruanus Sanborn and Pearson, 1947 – Peruvian Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys pilarensis Contreras, 1993 – Pilar Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys pontifex Thomas, 1918 – San Luis Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys porteousi Thomas, 1916 – Porteous's Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys pundti Nehring, 1900 – Pundt's Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys rionegrensis Langguth and Abella, 1970 – Rio Negro Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys roigi Contreras, 1988 – Roig's Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys saltarius Thomas, 1912 – Salta Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys scagliai Contreras, 1999 – Scaglia's Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys sericeus J. A. Allen, 1903 – Silky Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys sociabilis Pearson and Christie, 1985 – Colonial Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys steinbachi Thomas, 1907 – Steinbach's Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys sylvanus Thomas, 1919 – Forest Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys talarum Thomas, 1898 – Los Talas Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys torquatus Lichtenstein, 1830 – Collared Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys tuconax Thomas, 1925 – Robust Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys tucumanus Thomas, 1900 – Tucumán Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys tulduco Thomas, 1921 – Sierra Tontal Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys validus Contreras, Roig and Suzarte, 1977 – Guanacache Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys viperinus Thomas, 1926 – Vipos Tuco-tuco 
                                              Species Ctenomys yolandae Contreras and Berry, 1984 – Yolanda's Tuco-tuco 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Charles A. Woods  
  Notes: Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-2035   
  Reference for: Ctenomys    
       
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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: Ctenomys   
       
  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: Ctenomys   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Woods, Charles A., and C. William Kilpatrick / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Infraorder Hystricognathi Brandt, 1855   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 1538-1600   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Ctenomys   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Cabrera (1961; based on Osgood, 1946) and Nowak (1999) listed two subgenera: Chacomys (C. conoveri only) and Ctenomys (all other species). The validity of subgenus Chacomys has not been supported by subsequent studies (Cook and Yates, 1994; Lessa and Cook, 1998). Thomas (1916c) placed C. leucodon in the subgenus Haptomys, an arrangement that is supported by sequence divergence (Lessa and Cook, 1998). Penis morphology appears to be useful in examining relationships among species (Balbontin e...  
 

 

   

 
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