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Trinomys  Thomas, 1921
Taxonomic Serial No.: 825255

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  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  
                                           SubfamilyEumysopinae Rusconi, 1935  
                                              GenusTrinomys Thomas, 1921  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Species Trinomys albispinus (I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1838) – White-spined Atlantic Spiny-rat 
                                                 Species Trinomys dimidiatus (Günther, 1877) – Soft-spined Atlantic Spiny-rat 
                                                 Species Trinomys eliasi (Pessôa and Reis, 1993) – Elias' Atlantic Spiny-rat 
                                                 Species Trinomys gratiosus (Moojen, 1948) – Gracile Atlantic Spiny-rat 
                                                 Species Trinomys iheringi (Thomas, 1911) – Ihering's Atlantic Spiny-rat 
                                                 Species Trinomys mirapitanga Lara, Patton and Hingst-Zaher, 2002 – Dark-caped Atlantic Spiny-rat 
                                                 Species Trinomys moojeni (Pessôa, Oliveira and Reis, 1992) – Moojen's Atlantic Spiny-rat 
                                                 Species Trinomys myosuros (Lichtenstein, 1820) – Mouse-tailed Atlantic Spiny-rat 
                                                 Species Trinomys paratus (Moojen, 1948) – Spiked Atlantic Spiny-rat 
                                                 Species Trinomys setosus (Desmarest, 1817) – Hairy Atlantic Spiny-rat 
                                                 Species Trinomys yonenagae Rocha, 1995 – Yonenaga's Atlantic Spiny-rat 

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  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: Trinomys   

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  Comment: Comments: Considered a subgenus of Proechimys by Moojen (1948) and Woods (1993) but Lara et al. (1996) demonstrated that Trinomys is not the sister taxon of Proechimys based on mtDNA sequences and should be regarded as a separate genus. Revised by Lara and Patton (2000)  



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