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Abrothrix  Waterhouse, 1837
Taxonomic Serial No.: 970226

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Chroeomys Thomas, 1916
 
    Habrothrix Wagner, 1843
 
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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  
    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  
                                              GenusAbrothrix Waterhouse, 1837  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Species Abrothrix andinus (Philippi, 1858) – Andean Akodont, Andean Altiplano Mouse 
                                                 Species Abrothrix hershkovitzi (Patterson, Gallardo and Freas, 1984) – Hershkovitz's Grass Mouse, Hershkovitz's Akodont 
                                                 Species Abrothrix illuteus Thomas, 1925 – Gray Akodont, Gray Grass Mouse 
                                                 Species Abrothrix jelskii (Thomas, 1894) – Jelski's Altiplano Mouse, Ornate Akodont 
                                                 Species Abrothrix lanosus (Thomas, 1897) – Woolly Akodont, Woolly Grass Mouse 
                                                 Species Abrothrix longipilis (Waterhouse, 1837) – Long-haired Grass Mouse, Long-haired Akodont 
                                                 Species Abrothrix markhami (Pine, 1973) – Wellington Akodont, Markham's Grass Mouse 
                                                 Species Abrothrix olivaceus (Waterhouse, 1837) – Olive Grass Mouse, Olive-colored Akodont 
                                                 Species Abrothrix sanborni (Osgood, 1943) – Sanborn's Akodont, Sanborn's Grass Mouse 
       

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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   
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  Reference for: Abrothrix   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Akodontini (S Andean clade). An assemblage of species whose level of taxonomic recognition has come full circle: early employed as a genus (Gyldenstolpe, 1932; Thomas, 1916); later viewed as subgenus of Akodon (Cabrera, 1961; Ellerman, 1941; Musser and Carleton, 1993; Reig, 1978, 1981, 1987) or even a full synonym of Microxus (Hershkovitz, 1966c); and recently reinstated to genus based on congruence of morphological, karyological, and genetic traits that set it apart from typical Akodon (Ap...  
 

 

   

 
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