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Phyllomys  Lund, 1839
Taxonomic Serial No.: 825254

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Loncheres Lichtenstein, 1820
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2010   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderRodentia Bowdich, 1821 – esquilo, preá, rato, roedor, rongeurs, rodents  
                                  SuborderHystricomorpha Brandt, 1855  
                                     InfraorderHystricognathi Brandt, 1855 – hystricognath rodents  
                                        FamilyEchimyidae Gray, 1825  
                                           SubfamilyEchimyinae Gray, 1825  
                                              GenusPhyllomys Lund, 1839  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 SpeciesPhyllomys blainvilii (Jourdan, 1837) – Golden Atlantic Tree-rat 
                                                 SpeciesPhyllomys brasiliensis Lund, 1840 – Orange-brown Atlantic Tree-rat 
                                                 SpeciesPhyllomys dasythrix Hensel, 1872 – Drab Atlantic Tree-rat 
                                                 SpeciesPhyllomys kerri (Moojen, 1950) – Kerr's Atlantic Tree-rat 
                                                 SpeciesPhyllomys lamarum (Thomas, 1916) – Pallid Atlantic Tree-rat 
                                                 SpeciesPhyllomys lundi Leite, 2003 – Lund's Atlantic Tree-rat 
                                                 SpeciesPhyllomys mantiqueirensis Leite, 2003 – Mantiqueira Atlantic Tree-rat 
                                                 SpeciesPhyllomys medius (Thomas, 1909) – Long-furred Atlantic Tree-rat 
                                                 SpeciesPhyllomys nigrispinus (Wagner, 1842) – Black-spined Atlantic Tree-rat 
                                                 SpeciesPhyllomys pattoni Emmons, Leite, Kock and Costa, 2002 – Rusty-sided Atlantic Tree-rat 
                                                 SpeciesPhyllomys thomasi (Ihering, 1871) – Giant Atlantic Tree-rat 
                                                 SpeciesPhyllomys unicolor (Wagner, 1842) – Short-furred Atlantic Tree-rat 

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Emmons, Louise H., Yuri L. R. Leite, Dieter Kock, and Leonora P. Costa   
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title: A Review of the Named Forms of Phyllomys (Rodentia: Echimyidae) with the Description of a New Species from Coastal Brazil   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Museum Novitates, no. 3380   
  Page(s): 1-40   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0003-0082   
  Notes: Available online at http://digitallibrary.amnh.dspace/bitstream/2246/2869/1/N3380.pdf   
  Reference for: Phyllomys   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Woods, Charles A., and C. William Kilpatrick / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.   
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Infraorder Hystricognathi Brandt, 1855   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 1538-1600   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Reference for: Phyllomys   

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  Comment: Comments: Species of the Brazilian laminated-toothed echimyid rodents have historically been grouped with the nonlaminate-toothed arboreal echimyids under the generic name Echimys (Tate, 1935; Cabrera, 1961; Woods, 1993). These laminated-toothed forms were segregated as Nelomys by Thomas (1916a, b) and by Emmons and Feer (1990; 1997) and as Phyllomys by Moojen (1952) and Emmons et al. (2002). Emmons et al. (2002) consider Nelomys a junior synonym of Echimys and document that Phyllomys is the next ava...  



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