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Hydromys shawmayeri  (Hinton, 1943)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 585255

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Shaw Mayer's Water Rat [English]
 
  Valid Name: Baiyankamys shawmayeri Hinton, 1943
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - subsequent name/combination   
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Guy G. Musser  
  Notes: Department of Mammology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024   
  Reference for: Hydromys shawmayeri    
       
  Expert: Michael D. Carleton  
  Notes: Department of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Hydromys shawmayeri    
       
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Helgen, Kristofer M.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: The amphibious murines of New Guinea (Rodentia, Muridae): the generic status of Baiyankamys and description of a new species of Hydromys   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, issue 913   
  Page(s): 1-20   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5326   
  Notes: Available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2005/zt00913.pdf   
  Reference for: Hydromys shawmayeri   
       
  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: Hydromys shawmayeri, Shaw Mayer's Water Rat [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: Hydromys shawmayeri   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Australia  
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (nt)  
    Comments: Although identified as H. habbema, specimens from Papua New Guinea were noted to exhibit significant morphological differences from true H. habbema in Prov. of Papua (= Irian Jaya), not only in body size but also in certain cranial proportions (Mahoney, 1968; Musser and Piik, 1982; Tate, 1951). These and other contrasts support the hypothesis of eastern (H. shawmayeri) and western (H. habbema) montane species, a pattern that is not uncommon to other New Guinea murines (e. g., Pseudohydromys...  
 

 

   

 
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