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Pseudohydromys occidentalis  Tate, 1951
Taxonomic Serial No.: 585484

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Western New Guinea Shrew Mouse [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 – 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  
                                                 SpeciesPseudohydromys occidentalis Tate, 1951 – Western New Guinea Shrew Mouse  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Guy G. Musser  
  Notes: Department of Mammology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024   
  Reference for: Pseudohydromys occidentalis    
       
  Expert: Michael D. Carleton  
  Notes: Department of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Pseudohydromys occidentalis    
       
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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 occidentalis   
       
  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 occidentalis, Western New Guinea Shrew 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: Pseudohydromys occidentalis   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Australia  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Vulnerable  
    Comments: Pseudohydromys occidentalis and its eastern relative P. murinus are found only in tropical upper montane rainforest. Other than being montane and primarily insectivorous, little is recorded about its natural history (Flannery, 1995a). Records from the Star Mtns and Victor Emmanuel Range in W Papua New Guinea attributed to P. occidentalis (Flannery, 1995a:256) actually represent a separate morphologically distinctive species (K. Helgen, in litt., 2003)  
 

 

   

 
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