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Pseudohydromys  Rümmler, 1934
Taxonomic Serial No.: 585072

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Mayermys Laurie and Hill, 1954
 
    Neohydromys Laurie, 1952
 
  Common Name(s): New Guinean Shrew 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 – mammifčres, 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  
                                              GenusPseudohydromys Rümmler, 1934 – New Guinean Shrew Mice  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Species Pseudohydromys berniceae Helgen and L. Helgen, 2009 – Bishop Moss-mouse 
                                                 Species Pseudohydromys carlae Helgen and L. Helgen, 2009 – Huon Small-toothed Moss-mouse 
                                                 Species Pseudohydromys eleanorae Helgen and L. Helgen, 2009 – Laurie's Moss-mouse 
                                                 Species Pseudohydromys ellermani (Laurie and Hill, 1954) – Shaw Mayer's Shrew Mouse 
                                                 Species Pseudohydromys fuscus (Laurie, 1952) – Mottled-tailed Shrew Mouse 
                                                 Species Pseudohydromys germani (Helgen, 2005)  
                                                 Species Pseudohydromys murinus Rümmler, 1934 – Eastern New Guinea Shrew Mouse 
                                                 Species Pseudohydromys musseri (Flannery, 1989) – Torricelli Mountains Shrew Mouse 
                                                 Species Pseudohydromys occidentalis Tate, 1951 – Western New Guinea Shrew Mouse 
                                                 Species Pseudohydromys patriciae Helgen and L. Helgen, 2009 – Woolley's Moss-mouse 
                                                 Species Pseudohydromys pumehanae Helgen and L. Helgen, 2009 – Southern Small-toothed Moss-mouse 
                                                 Species Pseudohydromys sandrae Helgen and L. Helgen, 2009 – White-bellied Moss-mouse 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Guy G. Musser  
  Notes: Department of Mammology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024   
  Reference for: Pseudohydromys    
       
  Expert: Michael D. Carleton  
  Notes: Department of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Pseudohydromys    
       
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Helgen, Kristofer M., and Lauren E. Helgen / Voss, Robert S., and Michael D. Carleton, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2009   
  Article/Chapter Title: Chapter 8. Biodiversity and Biogeography of the Moss-mice of New Guinea: A Taxonomic Revision of Pseudohydromys (Muridae: Murinae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, no. 331. Systematic Mammalogy: Contributions in Honor of Guy G. Musser   
  Page(s): 230-313   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0003-0090   
  Notes: Available online at http://hdl.handle.net/2246/6035 ; doi: 10.1206/582-8.1   
  Reference for: Pseudohydromys   
       
  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: Pseudohydromys   
       
  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: Pseudohydromys   
       
  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: New Guinean Shrew Mice[English]   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Xeromys Division. Member of the New Guinea Old Endemics (Musser, 1981c). Species of Pseudohydromys, Neohydromys, and Mayermys are all terrestrial, primarily insectivorous, small-bodied shrew mice living in mountain forests of New Guinea. They share dense, velvety fur, generally similar cranial conformation (see photographs in Laurie and Hill [1954] and Flannery [1995a:plates 22-23]), spacious postglenoid and middle lacerate foramina, derived configuration of cephalic arterial pattern (Musse...  
 

 

   

 
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