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Maxomys hellwaldii  (Jentink, 1878)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 585329

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Rattus hellwaldii cereus Miller and Hollister, 1921
 
    Rattus hellwaldii griseogenys Sody, 1941
 
    Rattus hellwaldii localis Miller and Hollister, 1921
 
    Rattus hellwaldii griseogenus Sody, 1941
 
  Common Name(s): Hellwald's Sulawesi Maxomys [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 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  
                                                 SpeciesMaxomys hellwaldii (Jentink, 1878) – Hellwald's Sulawesi Maxomys  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Guy G. Musser  
  Notes: Department of Mammology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024   
  Reference for: Maxomys hellwaldii    
       
  Expert: Michael D. Carleton  
  Notes: Department of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Maxomys hellwaldii    
       
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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: Maxomys hellwaldii, Hellwald's Sulawesi Maxomys [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: Maxomys hellwaldii   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Southern Asia  
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (lc)  
    Comments: Among Sulawesian representatives of Maxomys, M. hellwaldii is most closely related to M. dollmani and two undescribed species in highlands of C Sulawesi (Musser, 1991; Musser, ms). Spermatozoal morphology unlike species of Malayan Maxomys studied, and more similar to members of Margaretamys, another Sulawesian endemic (Breed and Musser, 1991). There is appreciable morphological variation among samples from different regions of the island, which may reflect presence of more than one species ...  
 

 

   

 
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