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Neodon  Hodgson, 1849
Taxonomic Serial No.: 970224

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Phaiomys Blyth, 1863
  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: 2014   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          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  
                                           SubfamilyArvicolinae Gray, 1821 – arvicoline rodents  
                                              GenusNeodon Hodgson, 1849  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Species Neodon forresti Hinton, 1923 – Forrest's Mountain Vole 
                                                 Species Neodon fuscus (Büchner, 1889)  
                                                 Species Neodon irene (Thomas, 1911) – Irene's Mountain Vole, Chinese Scrub Vole 
                                                 Species Neodon leucurus (Blyth, 1863)  
                                                 Species Neodon linzhiensis Liu, Sun, Liu, Wang, Guo and Murphy, 2012  
                                                 Species Neodon sikimensis Hodgson, 1849 – Sikkim Mountain Vole, Sikkim Vole 

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Horsfield, Thomas  
  Publication Date: 1849   
  Article/Chapter Title: Brief Notice of several Mammalia and Birds discovered by B. H. Hodgson, Esq., in Upper India   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Annals and Magazine of Natural History, ser. 2 vol. 15   
  Page(s): 202-203   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0374-5481   
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  Reference for: original description   
  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: Neodon   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: Comments: Arvicolini. Included in Pitymyini by Repenning et al. (1990) and Repenning (1992). Maintained as a genus by some specialists (Ellerman, 1941; Hinton, 1923, 1926a; Zagorodnyuk, 1990, 1992c), as a subgenus of Pitymys by others (Corbet, 1978c; Ellerman, 1941; Ellerman and Morrison-Scott, 1951), or a subgenus of Microtus (G. M. Allen, 1940; Gromov and Erjabeva, 1995; Gromov and Polyakov, 1977; Musser and Carleton, 1993; Pavlinov et al., 1995a). Hinton (1923, 1926a) enumerated cranial traits tha...  
    In Wilson and Reeder (2005) the author for genus Neodon and species Neodon sikimensis is erroneously cited as Horsfield, 1841 and should be correctly Hodgson, 1849 (Horsfield, 1849: 203; while Horsfield authored the article he attributed the name to Hodgson)  



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