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Dasymys  Peters, 1875
Taxonomic Serial No.: 585008

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Shaggy African Marsh Rats [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  
                                        FamilyMuridae Illiger, 1811 – campagnols, rats, souris, mice, rats, voles  
                                           SubfamilyMurinae Illiger, 1811 – Old World rats, Old World mice  
                                              GenusDasymys Peters, 1875 – Shaggy African Marsh Rats  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Species Dasymys alleni Lawrence and Loveridge, 1953 – Glover Allen's Dasymys 
                                                 Species Dasymys cabrali W. Verheyen, Hulselmans, Dierckx, Colyn, Leirs and E. Verheyen, 2003 – Crawford-Cabral's Dasymys 
                                                 Species Dasymys foxi Thomas, 1912 – Fox's Dasymys 
                                                 Species Dasymys incomtus (Sundevall, 1847) – Common Dasymys 
                                                 Species Dasymys montanus Thomas, 1906 – Ruwenzori Dasymys 
                                                 Species Dasymys nudipes (Peters, 1870) – Angolan Dasymys 
                                                 Species Dasymys rufulus Miller, 1900 – West African Dasymys 
                                                 Species Dasymys rwandae W. Verheyen, Hulselmans, Dierckx, Colyn, Leirs and E. Verheyen, 2003 – Rwandan Dasymys 
                                                 Species Dasymys sua W. Verheyen, Hulselmans, Dierckx, Colyn, Leirs and E. Verheyen, 2003 – Tanzanian Dasymys 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Guy G. Musser  
  Notes: Department of Mammology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024   
  Reference for: Dasymys    
       
  Expert: Michael D. Carleton  
  Notes: Department of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Dasymys    
       
  Other Source(s):    
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  Publication(s):    
  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: Dasymys   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Rosevear, D. R.  
  Publication Date: 1969   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Rodents of West Africa   
  Page(s): 604   
  Publisher: Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History)   
  Publication Place: London, England   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Dasymys   
       
  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: Dasymys   
       
  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: Dasymys   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Dasymys Division. Closest phylogenetic allies unidentified. Many pelage, cranial, and dental traits of Dasymys suggest alliance with Aethomys, but Misonne (1969) considered Dasymys to be the most phylogenetically isolated of endemic African murines. In their analysis based on microcomplement fixation of albumin, Watts and Baverstock (1995a) placed Dasymys as the sister group to their African, Australasian, and Southeast Asian clades. Despite the seemingly isolated position of Dasymys, and i...  
 

 

   

 
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