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Apodemus agrarius  (Pallas, 1771)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 585125

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Mus harti Thomas, 1898
    Mus ningpoensis Swinhoe, 1870
    Mus rubens Oken, 1816
    Mus agrarius albostriatus Bechstein, 1801
    Apodemus agrarius caucasicus Kuznetzov, 1944
    Apodemus agrarius coreae Thomas, 1908
    Apodemus agrarius gloveri Kuroda, 1939
    Apodemus agrarius insulaemus Tokuda, 1941
    Mus agrarius maculatus Bechstein, 1801
    Mus agrarius mantchuricus Thomas, 1898
    Apodemus agrarius nikolskii Migouline, 1927
    Apodemus agrarius ognevi Johansen, 1923
    Apodemus agrarius pallidior Thomas, 1908
    Apodemus agrarius septentrionalis Ognev, 1924
    Apodemus agrarius tianschanicus Ognev, 1940
    Apodemus agrarius volgensis Kuznetzov, 1944
  Common Name(s): Striped Field Mouse [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      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  
                                              GenusApodemus Kaup, 1829 – Field Mice  
                                                 SpeciesApodemus agrarius (Pallas, 1771) – Striped Field Mouse  

  Expert: Guy G. Musser  
  Notes: Department of Mammology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024   
  Reference for: Apodemus agrarius    
  Expert: Michael D. Carleton  
  Notes: Department of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Apodemus agrarius    
  Other Source(s):    
  Reference for:    
  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   
  Reference for: Apodemus agrarius, Striped Field Mouse [English]   
  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   
  Reference for: Apodemus agrarius, Striped Field Mouse [English]   
  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: Apodemus agrarius   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    Southern Asia  



  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (lc)  
    Comments: Apodemus group. Most closely related to A. chevrieri as reflected by morphology (see that account). Phylogenetic analyses of mtDNA cytochrome b and nuclear IRBP sequences clearly identified A. chevrieri and A. agrarius as sister-species that are part of a larger clade composed of A. peninsulae, A. draco, A. semotus, A. latronum, and A. speciosus, which represents an evolutionary radiation separate from that producing the Japanese A. argenteus and Nepalese A. gurkha (Liu et al., 2004; Suzuki...  



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