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Myodes californicus  (Merriam, 1890)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 970610

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Clethrionomys californicus (Merriam, 1890)
 
    Evotomys mazama Merriam, 1897
 
    Evotomys obscurus Merriam, 1897
 
  Common Name(s): California Red-backed Mouse [English]
 
    Western Red-backed Vole [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 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  
                                           SubfamilyArvicolinae Gray, 1821 – arvicoline rodents  
                                              GenusMyodes Pallas, 1811  
                                                 SpeciesMyodes californicus (Merriam, 1890) – California Red-backed Mouse, Western Red-backed Vole  
       

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hall, E. Raymond  
  Publication Date: 1981   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Mammals of North America, 2nd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 601-1175   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons, Inc.   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-05443-5   
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  Reference for: Myodes californicus, California Red-backed Mouse [English]   
       
  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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Myodes californicus, Western Red-backed Vole [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (lc) as Clethrionomys californicus  
    Comments: The name occidentalis was formerly applied to this species (e.g., Hall and Cockrum, 1953), but populations north of the Columbia River, which include occidentalis and caurinus, have been reassigned to M. gapperi (Cowan and Guiguet, 1965; Johnson and Ostenson, 1959). See Alexander and Verts, 1992 (Mammalian Species, 406)  
 

 

   

 
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