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Necromys  Ameghino, 1889
Taxonomic Serial No.: 970236

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Bolomys Thomas, 1916
    Cabreramys Massoia and Fornes, 1967
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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  
                                              GenusNecromys Ameghino, 1889  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Species Necromys amoenus (Thomas, 1900) – Pleasant Akodont, Pleasant Bolo Mouse 
                                                 Species Necromys benefactus (Thomas, 1919) – Argentine Akodont 
                                                 Species Necromys lactens (Thomas, 1918) – White-chinned Akodont, Rufous-bellied Bolo Mouse 
                                                 Species Necromys lasiurus (Lund, 1841) – Hairy-tailed Bolo Mouse, Hairy-tailed Akodont 
                                                 Species Necromys lenguarum (Thomas, 1898) – Paraguayan Akodont 
                                                 Species Necromys obscurus (Waterhouse, 1837) – Dark-furred Akodont, Dark Bolo Mouse 
                                                 Species Necromys punctulatus (Thomas, 1894) – Spotted Bolo Mouse, Ecuadoran Akodont 
                                                 Species Necromys temchuki (Massoia, 1982) – Temchuk's Akodont, Temchuk's Bolo Mouse 
                                                 Species Necromys urichi (J. A. Allen and Chapman, 1897) – Northern Grass Mouse, Northern Akodont 

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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: Necromys   

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  Comment: Comments: Akodontini. Type species of this neglected genus, based on a fossil form, incorrectly synonymized under the phyllotine Calomys callosus by Hershkovitz (1962), an allocation followed by McKenna and Bell (1997), but identification as akodontine and generic priority over Bolomys earlier reestablished by Massoia (1985). Diagnostic dental traits, lectotype selection, nomenclatural history, and allocation of fossil and living species provided by Massoia and Pardiñas (1993). Those authors referred...  



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