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Sicista  Gray, 1827
Taxonomic Serial No.: 609731

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Sminthus Nordmann, 1840
 
  Common Name(s): Birch 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  
                                     SuperfamilyDipodoidea Fischer de Waldheim, 1817  
                                        FamilyDipodidae Fischer de Waldheim, 1817 – jumping mice, birch mice, Jerboas  
                                           SubfamilySicistinae J. A. Allen, 1901  
                                              GenusSicista Gray, 1827 – Birch Mice  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Species Sicista armenica Sokolov and Baskevich, 1988 – Armenian Birch Mouse 
                                                 Species Sicista betulina (Pallas, 1779) – Northern Birch Mouse 
                                                 Species Sicista caucasica Vinogradov, 1925 – Caucasian Birch Mouse 
                                                 Species Sicista caudata Thomas, 1907 – Long-tailed Birch Mouse, Far Eastern Birch Mouse 
                                                 Species Sicista concolor (Büchner, 1892) – Chinese Birch Mouse 
                                                 Species Sicista kazbegica Sokolov, Baskevich and Kovalskaya, 1986 – Kazbeg Birch Mouse 
                                                 Species Sicista kluchorica Sokolov, Kovalskaya and Baskevich, 1980 – Klochor Birch Mouse, Klukhor Birch Mouse, Kluchor Birch Mouse 
                                                 Species Sicista napaea Hollister, 1912 – Altai Birch Mouse 
                                                 Species Sicista pseudonapaea Strautman, 1949 – Gray Birch Mouse 
                                                 Species Sicista severtzovi Ognev, 1935 – Severtzov's Birch Mouse, Dark Birch Mouse 
                                                 Species Sicista strandi Formozov, 1931 – Strand's Birch Mouse 
                                                 Species Sicista subtilis (Pallas, 1773) – Southern Birch Mouse 
                                                 Species Sicista tianshanica (Salensky, 1903) – Tien Shan Birch Mouse 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Mary Ellen Holden  
  Notes: Department of Mammology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10023   
  Reference for: Sicista    
       
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Holden, Mary Ellen, and Guy G. Musser / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Family Dipodidae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 871-893   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Sicista   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Shenbrot, G. I., V. E. Sokolov, V. G. Heptner, and Yu. M. Koval'skaya  
  Publication Date: 2008   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Jerboas   
  Page(s): xviii + 768   
  Publisher: Amerind Publishing Co.   
  Publication Place: New Delhi, India   
  ISBN/ISSN: 5-02-004764-3   
  Notes: Translated from Russian. Robert S. Hoffmann and Don E. Wilson, eds.   
  Reference for: Sicista   
       
  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: Sicista   
       
  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: Sicista, Birch Mice [English]   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Reviewed by Ognev (1963b). Karyological research and systematic problems in the genus reviewed by Sokolov et al. (1987b). Several species in the S. concolor complex (S. armenica, S. caucasica, S. caudata, S. kazbegica, S. kluchorica, S. tianshanica) have been distinguished by Sokolov and colleagues primarily by karyotypic and spermatozoal differences (Baskevich, 1996a, provides the most current summary of the morphological, chromosomal, and spermatozoal traits used to distinguish these spec...  
 

 

   

 
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