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Pseudomys  Gray, 1832
Taxonomic Serial No.: 585073

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Gyomys Thomas, 1910
 
    Paraleporillus Martinez and Lidicker, 1971
 
    Thetomys Thomas, 1910
 
  Common Name(s): Australian 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  
                                        FamilyMuridae Illiger, 1811 – campagnols, rats, souris, mice, rats, voles  
                                           SubfamilyMurinae Illiger, 1811 – Old World rats, Old World mice  
                                              GenusPseudomys Gray, 1832 – Australian Mice  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Species Pseudomys albocinereus (Gould, 1845) – Ash-gray Pseudomys 
                                                 Species Pseudomys apodemoides Finlayson, 1932 – Silky Pseudomys 
                                                 Species Pseudomys australis Gray, 1832 – Plains Pseudomys 
                                                 Species Pseudomys bolami Troughton, 1932 – Bolam's Pseudomys 
                                                 Species Pseudomys calabyi Kitchener and Humphreys, 1987 – Kakadu Pebble-mound Pseudomys 
                                                 Species Pseudomys chapmani Kitchener, 1980 – Western Pebble-mound Mouse 
                                                 Species Pseudomys delicatulus (Gould, 1842) – Delicate Pseudomys 
                                                 Species Pseudomys desertor Troughton, 1932 – Desert Pseudomys 
                                                 Species Pseudomys fieldi (Waite, 1896) – Shark Bay Pseudomys 
                                                 Species Pseudomys fumeus Brazenor, 1934 – Smoky Pseudomys 
                                                 Species Pseudomys glaucus Thomas, 1910 – Blue-gray Pseudomys 
                                                 Species Pseudomys gouldii (Waterhouse, 1839) – Gould's Pseudomys 
                                                 Species Pseudomys gracilicaudatus (Gould, 1845) – Eastern Chestnut Pseudomys 
                                                 Species Pseudomys hermannsburgensis (Waite, 1896) – Sandy Inland Pseudomys 
                                                 Species Pseudomys higginsi (Trouessart, 1897) – Long-tailed Pseudomys 
                                                 Species Pseudomys johnsoni Kitchener, 1985 – Central Pebble-mound Pseudomys 
                                                 Species Pseudomys laborifex Kitchener and Humphreys, 1986 – Kimberley Pseudomys 
                                                 Species Pseudomys nanus (Gould, 1858) – Western Chestnut Pseudomys 
                                                 Species Pseudomys novaehollandiae (Waterhouse, 1843) – New Holland Pseudomys 
                                                 Species Pseudomys occidentalis Tate, 1951 – Western Pseudomys 
                                                 Species Pseudomys oralis Thomas, 1921 – Hastings River Pseudomys 
                                                 Species Pseudomys patrius (Thomas and Dollman, 1909) – Eastern Pebble-mound Pseudomys 
                                                 Species Pseudomys pilligaensis Fox and Briscoe, 1980 – Pilliga Pseudomys 
                                                 Species Pseudomys shortridgei (Thomas, 1907) – Heath Pseudomys 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Guy G. Musser  
  Notes: Department of Mammology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024   
  Reference for: Pseudomys    
       
  Expert: Michael D. Carleton  
  Notes: Department of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Pseudomys    
       
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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: Pseudomys   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Watts, Christopher H. S., and H. J. Aslin  
  Publication Date: 1981   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Rodents of Australia   
  Page(s): ix + 321   
  Publisher: Angus & Robertson Publishers   
  Publication Place: Australia   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-207-14235-1   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Pseudomys   
       
  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: Pseudomys   
       
  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: Australian Mice[English]   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Pseudomys Division. Member of the Australian Old Endemics (Musser, 1981c), part of which is the Conilurini where Lee et al. (1981) and Baverstock (1984) placed Pseudomys. The genus is now regarded by some as part of an expanded Hydromyini (which includes Australian and New Guinea genera in our Hydromys, Uromys, and Xeromys Divisions), an 'Australasian clade' defined by similarities in albumin immunology and spermatozoal structure (Watts and Baverstock, 1994a, 1995b, 1996). Taxonomic, distri...  
 

 

   

 
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