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Heteromys anomalus  (Thompson, 1815)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 625228

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Caribbean Spiny Pocket Mouse [English]
 
    Trinidad Spiny Pocket 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 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderRodentia Bowdich, 1821 – esquilo, preá, rato, roedor, rongeurs, rodents  
                                  SuborderCastorimorpha A. E. Wood, 1955  
                                     FamilyHeteromyidae Gray, 1868 – heteromyid rodents, Kangaroo Mice, Kangaroo Rats, Pocket Mice  
                                        SubfamilyHeteromyinae Gray, 1868  
                                           GenusHeteromys Desmarest, 1817 – Forest Spiny Pocket Mice  
                                              SubgenusHeteromys (Heteromys) Desmarest, 1817  
                                                 SpeciesHeteromys anomalus (Thompson, 1815) – Caribbean Spiny Pocket Mouse, Trinidad Spiny Pocket Mouse  
    Direct Children:  
                                                    Subspecies Heteromys anomalus anomalus (Thompson, 1815)  
                                                    Subspecies Heteromys anomalus brachialis Osgood, 1912  
                                                    Subspecies Heteromys anomalus hershkovitzi Hernández-Camacho, 1956  
                                                    Subspecies Heteromys anomalus jesupi J. A. Allen, 1899  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: James L. Patton  
  Notes: Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720   
  Reference for: Heteromys anomalus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
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  Notes:    
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Anderson, Robert P., and Eliécer E. Gutiérrez  
  Publication Date: 2009   
  Article/Chapter Title: Chapter 2. Taxonomy, Distribution, and Natural History of the Genus Heteromys (Rodentia: Heteromyidae) in Central and Eastern Venezuela, with the Description of a New Species from the Cordillera de la Costa   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, vol. 331, no. 1   
  Page(s): 33-93   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0003-0090   
  Notes: Available online at http://www.bioone.org/doi/full/10.1206/582-2.1   
  Reference for: Heteromys anomalus, Caribbean Spiny Pocket Mouse [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Rogers, Duke S., and Malinda W. González  
  Publication Date: 2010   
  Article/Chapter Title: Phylogenetic relationships among spiny pocket mice (Heteromys) inferred from mitochondrial and nuclear sequence data   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of Mammalogy, vol. 91, no. 4   
  Page(s): 914-930   
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  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0022-2372   
  Notes: doi: 10.1644/09-MAMM-A-287.1   
  Reference for: Heteromys anomalus   
       
  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: Heteromys anomalus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 2142   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Heteromys anomalus, Caribbean Spiny Pocket Mouse [English]   
       
  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: Heteromys anomalus, Trinidad Spiny Pocket Mouse [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Caribbean  
    South America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (lc)  
    Comments: Subgenus Heteromys. Subspecies listed by Williams et al. (1993) and distribution mapped by Eisenberg (1989) and Anderson (1999 [2000]). As currently understood, anomalus is likely composite. Anderson (2002) recently described H. oasicus from NW Venezuela, a taxon that Handley (1976) regarded as distinct from anomalus. Populations from the Cordillera de la Costa of Venezuela, above 1000 m, also represent an undescribed species (R. P. Anderson, pers. comm.)  
 

 

   

 
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