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Lundomys molitor  (Winge, 1887)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 970677

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Holochilus magnus Hershkovitz, 1955
 
  Common Name(s): Lund's Amphibious Rat [English]
 
       
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  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  
                                           SubfamilySigmodontinae Wagner, 1843 – New World rats, New World mice  
                                              GenusLundomys Voss and Carleton, 1993  
                                                 SpeciesLundomys molitor (Winge, 1887) – Lund's Amphibious Rat  
       

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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: Lundomys molitor, Lund's Amphibious Rat [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: South America  
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (lc) as Holochilus magnus  
    Comments: Species originally described based on fossils from Recent cave deposits in Minas Gerais, Brazil. Extant populations (described as Holochilus magnus Hershkovitz, 1955) apparently restricted to Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, and Uruguay (González, 2000b; Olrog and Lucero, 1981), but Pleistocene fossils known from EC Argentina (Pardiñas, 2000b). Banded karyotypic comparisons with H. brasiliensis presented by Freitas et al. (1983a, as H. magnus); synonymy of magnus demonstrated by Voss and Carleton...  
 

 

   


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