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Maxomys  Sody, 1936
Taxonomic Serial No.: 585044

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Oriental Spiny 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  
                                              GenusMaxomys Sody, 1936 – Oriental Spiny Rats  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Species Maxomys alticola (Thomas, 1888) – Bornean Mountain Maxomys 
                                                 Species Maxomys baeodon (Thomas, 1894) – Small Bornean Maxomys 
                                                 Species Maxomys bartelsii (Jentink, 1910) – Bartels's Javan Maxomys 
                                                 Species Maxomys dollmani (Ellerman, 1941) – Dollman's Sulawesi Maxomys 
                                                 Species Maxomys hellwaldii (Jentink, 1878) – Hellwald's Sulawesi Maxomys 
                                                 Species Maxomys hylomyoides (Robinson and Kloss, 1916) – Sumatran Mountain Maxomys 
                                                 Species Maxomys inas (Bonhote, 1906) – Malayan Mountain Maxomys 
                                                 Species Maxomys inflatus (Robinson and Kloss, 1916) – Broad-nosed Sumatran Maxomys 
                                                 Species Maxomys moi (Robinson and Kloss, 1922) – Indochinese Mountain Maxomys 
                                                 Species Maxomys musschenbroekii (Jentink, 1879) – Musschenbroek's Sulawesi Maxomys, Musschenbroek's Rat 
                                                 Species Maxomys ochraceiventer (Thomas, 1894) – Ochraceous-bellied Bornean Maxomys 
                                                 Species Maxomys pagensis (Miller, 1903) – Mentawai Archipelago Maxomys 
                                                 Species Maxomys panglima (Robinson, 1921) – Palawan Maxomys 
                                                 Species Maxomys rajah (Thomas, 1894) – Rajah Sundaic Maxomys, Rajah Rat 
                                                 Species Maxomys surifer (Miller, 1900) – Indomalayan Maxomys 
                                                 Species Maxomys wattsi Musser, 1991 – Watts's Sulawesi Maxomys 
                                                 Species Maxomys whiteheadi (Thomas, 1894) – Whitehead's Sundaic Maxomys 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Guy G. Musser  
  Notes: Department of Mammology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024   
  Reference for: Maxomys    
       
  Expert: Michael D. Carleton  
  Notes: Department of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Maxomys    
       
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Ellerman, J. R., and T. C. S. Morrison-Scott  
  Publication Date: 1966   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Palaearctic and Indian Mammals 1758 to 1946, 2nd edition   
  Page(s): 810   
  Publisher: Alden Press   
  Publication Place: Oxford, England   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0565004484   
  Notes: Available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8727652   
  Reference for: Maxomys   
       
  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: Maxomys   
       
  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: Maxomys   
       
  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: Oriental Spiny Rats[English]   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Maxomys Division. Definition and contents of Maxomys provided by Musser et al. (1979), who discussed historical allocations of species to groups of Rattus and summarized chromosomal information. The exclusion of Maxomys from Rattus also supported by allozymic data (Chan et al., 1979), albumin immunology (Watts and Baverstock, 1994b), and DNA/DNA hybridization studies (Ruedas and Kirsch, 1997). Morphological analyses indicated that Maxomys shares all its dental derived molar traits with Bery...  
 

 

   

 
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