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Sigmodon planifrons  Nelson and Goldman, 1933
Taxonomic Serial No.: 970736

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Sigmodon planifrons minor Goodwin, 1955
 
    Sigmodon planifrons setzeri Goodwin, 1959
 
  Common Name(s): Miahuatlán Cotton Rat [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  
                                           SubfamilySigmodontinae Wagner, 1843 – New World rats, New World mice  
                                              GenusSigmodon Say and Ord, 1825 – Cotton Rats  
                                                 SubgenusSigmodon (Sigmodon) Say and Ord, 1825  
                                                    SpeciesSigmodon planifrons Nelson and Goldman, 1933 – Miahuatlán Cotton Rat  
       

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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: Sigmodon planifrons   
       
  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: Sigmodon planifrons, Miahuatlán Cotton Rat [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Middle America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Mexico, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Subgenus Sigmodon (S. hispidus species group?). Described as a species but relegated to a subspecies of S. alleni by Baker (1969). As noted by Nelson and Goldman (1933b), the diminutive size exhibited by the type series, as well as the material and sympatry later reported by Goodwin (1955b, 1969), suggests that the form is distinct from S. alleni; renewed study of the Oaxacan taxa named by Goodwin (1955b) will prove critical to much-needed revision of the S. alleni complex (see discussion i...  
 

 

   

 
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