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Calomys  Waterhouse, 1837
Taxonomic Serial No.: 632633

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Hesperomys Waterhouse, 1839
 
  Common Name(s): Vesper 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  
                                     SuperfamilyMuroidea Illiger, 1811  
                                        FamilyCricetidae Fischer, 1817  
                                           SubfamilySigmodontinae Wagner, 1843 – New World rats, New World mice  
                                              GenusCalomys Waterhouse, 1837 – Vesper Mice  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Species Calomys boliviae (Thomas, 1901) – Bolivian Vesper Mouse, Bolivian Laucha 
                                                 Species Calomys callidus (Thomas, 1916) – Crafty Vesper Mouse, Reclusive Laucha 
                                                 Species Calomys callosus (Rengger, 1830) – Large Vesper Mouse, Big Laucha 
                                                 Species Calomys cerqueirai Bonvicino, Oliveira and Gentile, 2010  
                                                 Species Calomys expulsus (Lund, 1841) – Caatinga Laucha 
                                                 Species Calomys hummelincki (Husson, 1960) – Hummelinck's Vesper Mouse, Hummelinck's Laucha 
                                                 Species Calomys laucha (Fischer, 1814) – Small Vesper Mouse, Little Laucha 
                                                 Species Calomys lepidus (Thomas, 1884) – Andean Vesper Mouse, Graceful Laucha 
                                                 Species Calomys musculinus (Thomas, 1913) – Drylands Vesper Mouse, Drylands Laucha 
                                                 Species Calomys sorellus (Thomas, 1900) – Peruvian Vesper Mouse, Peruvian Laucha 
                                                 Species Calomys tener (Winge, 1888) – Delicate Vesper Mouse, Delicate Laucha 
                                                 Species Calomys tocantinsi Bonvicino, Lima and Almeida, 2003 – Tocantins Laucha 
                                                 Species Calomys venustus (Thomas, 1894) – Córdoba Laucha 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Guy G. Musser  
  Notes: Department of Mammology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024   
  Reference for: Calomys    
       
  Expert: Michael D. Carleton  
  Notes: Department of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Calomys    
       
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hershkovitz, Philip  
  Publication Date: 1962   
  Article/Chapter Title: Evolution of Neotropical Cricetine Rodents (Muridae), with Special Reference to the Phyllotine Group   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fieldiana Zoology, vol. 46   
  Page(s): 1-524   
  Publisher:    
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0015-0754   
  Notes: Available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2744866   
  Reference for: Calomys   
       
  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: Calomys   
       
  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: Calomys   
       
  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: Vesper Mice[English]   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Phyllotini. Generally viewed as a primitive clade relative to other phyllotine genera (Hershkovitz, 1962; Pearson and Patton, 1976; Reig, 1986), a viewpoint corroborated by phylogenetic analyses of trait data, both morphological (Braun, 1993; Steppan, 1993; 1995) and molecular (Smith and Patton, 1999). Those morphological studies differ in disclosing the basal position of Calomys spp. as monophyletic (Braun, 1993) or paraphyletic (Steppan, 1993); gene-sequence data convincingly ratify the t...  
 

 

   

 
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