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Oecomys  Thomas, 1906
Taxonomic Serial No.: 632667

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Arboreal Rice Rats [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  
                                              GenusOecomys Thomas, 1906 – Arboreal Rice Rats  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Species Oecomys auyantepui Tate, 1939 – Guianan Oecomys 
                                                 Species Oecomys bicolor (Tomes, 1860) – Bicolored Arboreal Rice Rat, White-bellied Oecomys 
                                                 Species Oecomys catherinae Thomas, 1909 – Atlantic Forest Oecomys 
                                                 Species Oecomys cleberi Locks, 1981 – Cleber's Arboreal Rice Rat, Cleber's Oecomys 
                                                 Species Oecomys concolor (Wagner, 1845) – Unicolored Arboreal Rice Rat, Unicolored Oecomys, Concolored Rice Rat 
                                                 Species Oecomys flavicans (Thomas, 1894) – Yellow Arboreal Rice Rat, Tawny Oecomys 
                                                 Species Oecomys mamorae (Thomas, 1906) – Mamore Arboreal Rice Rat, Marmore Oecomys 
                                                 Species Oecomys paricola (Thomas, 1904) – Brazilian Arboreal Rice Rat, Brazilian Oecomys 
                                                 Species Oecomys phaeotis (Thomas, 1901) – Dusky Arboreal Rice Rat, Dusky Oecomys 
                                                 Species Oecomys rex Thomas, 1910 – King Arboreal Rice Rat, Regal Oecomys 
                                                 Species Oecomys roberti (Thomas, 1904) – Robert's Arboreal Rice Rat, Robert's Oecomys 
                                                 Species Oecomys rutilus Anthony, 1921 – Red Arboreal Rice Rat, Reddish Oecomys 
                                                 Species Oecomys speciosus (J. A. Allen and Chapman, 1893) – Arboreal Rice Rat, Savannah Oecomys 
                                                 Species Oecomys superans Thomas, 1911 – Foothill Arboreal Rice Rat, Large Oecomys 
                                                 Species Oecomys sydandersoni Carleton, Emmons and Musser, 2009  
                                                 Species Oecomys trinitatis (J. A. Allen and Chapman, 1893) – Trinidad Arboreal Rice Rat, Long-furred Oecomys 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Guy G. Musser  
  Notes: Department of Mammology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024   
  Reference for: Oecomys    
       
  Expert: Michael D. Carleton  
  Notes: Department of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Oecomys    
       
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hall, E. Raymond  
  Publication Date: 1981   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Mammals of North America, 2nd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 601-1175   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons, Inc.   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-05443-5   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Oecomys   
       
  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: Oecomys   
       
  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: Oecomys   
       
  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: Arboreal Rice Rats[English]   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Oryzomyini. Diagnosed as a subgenus of Oryzomys to segregate arboreal, pencil-tailed sigmodontines with a long palate from Rhipidomys, under which many of the species included here were first described. Thereafter treated alternatively as a subgenus of Oryzomys (Ellerman, 1941; Goldman, 1918) or as full genus (Gyldenstolpe, 1932; Thomas, 1917c) until Hershkovitz's (1960) revision stabilized its ranking as a subgenus (e.g., Cabrera, 1961; Hall, 1981). Systematists have recently acknowledged ...  
 

 

   

 
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