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Tylomyinae  Reig, 1984
Taxonomic Serial No.: 970154

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subfamily  
  Synonym(s): Tylomyini McKenna and Bell, 1997
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   

 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  
                                  SuborderMyomorpha Brandt, 1855 – Rats, souris, Mice, Rats, Voles, Gerbils, Hamsters, Lemmings  
                                     SuperfamilyMuroidea Illiger, 1811  
                                        FamilyCricetidae Fischer, 1817  
                                           SubfamilyTylomyinae Reig, 1984  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Genus Nyctomys Saussure, 1860 – Sumichrast's Vesper Rat 
                                              Genus Otonyctomys Anthony, 1932 – Yucatán Vesper Rat 
                                              Genus Ototylomys Merriam, 1901 – Big-eared Climbing Rats 
                                              Genus Tylomys Peters, 1866 – Naked-tailed Climbing Rats, Climbing Rats 

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  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   
  Reference for: Tylomyinae   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: Comments: Emended definition - Medium to large-sized arboreal cricetid rodents with tail slightly longer than head and body; four mammae arranged as two inguinal pairs; hindfoot short and broad, digit V nearly equal to II-IV, plantar pads large and closely approximate, ungual tufts present; interorbit cuneate, supraorbital shelves pronounced, dorsally reflected, continuing (in adults) as well-defined temporal ridges; interparietal conspicuous, long and wide, laterally contacting squamosal; zygomatic pl...  



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