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Handleyomys  Voss, Gómez-Laverde and Pacheco, 2002
Taxonomic Serial No.: 970230

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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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  
                                           SubfamilySigmodontinae Wagner, 1843 – New World rats, New World mice  
                                              GenusHandleyomys Voss, Gómez-Laverde and Pacheco, 2002  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Species Handleyomys fuscatus (J. A. Allen, 1912) – Dusky-footed Handley's Mouse, Dusky Montane Mouse 
                                                 Species Handleyomys intectus (Thomas, 1921) – Colombian Rice Rat, White-footed Handley's 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   
  Reference for: Handleyomys   

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  Comment: Comments: Oryzomyini. The two species, fuscatus and intectus, composing this new genus had been recognized as problematic members within their genera of original description, Aepeomys and Oryzomys respectively (e.g., Gardner and Patton, 1976; Musser and Carleton, 1993; Ochoa et al., 2001). Discrimination from those genera, morphological description, distribution, and ecological information supplied by Voss et al. (2002). Females lack pectoral mammae as common to most oryzomyine species (see Voss and ...  



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