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Mastacomys fuscus  Thomas, 1882
Taxonomic Serial No.: 970837

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Pseudomys fuscus (Thomas, 1882)
 
    Mastacomys mordicus Thomas, 1922
 
    Mastacomys wombeyensis Ride, 1956
 
    Mastacomys fuscus brazenori Ride, 1956
 
  Common Name(s): Broad-toothed Mastacomys [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  
                                        FamilyMuridae Illiger, 1811 – campagnols, rats, souris, mice, rats, voles  
                                           SubfamilyMurinae Illiger, 1811 – Old World rats, Old World mice  
                                              GenusMastacomys Thomas, 1882  
                                                 SpeciesMastacomys fuscus Thomas, 1882 – Broad-toothed Mastacomys  
       

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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: Mastacomys fuscus, Broad-toothed Mastacomys [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Watts, Christopher H. S., and H. J. Aslin  
  Publication Date: 1981   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Rodents of Australia   
  Page(s): ix + 321   
  Publisher: Angus & Robertson Publishers   
  Publication Place: Australia   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-207-14235-1   
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  Reference for: Mastacomys fuscus   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Australia  
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: The form fuscus and the other taxa listed above were all described and revised under Mastacomys (Ride, 1956; Wakefield, 1972b), and this genus has always been recognized (Watts and Aslin, 1981; Mahoney and Richardson, 1988). However, chromosomal morphology (Baverstock et al., 1977c), G-banding homologies (Baverstock et al., 1983b), allozymic data (Baverstock et al., 1981), and phallic morphology (Lidicker and Brylski, 1987) linked fuscus with some species of Pseudomys, and Watts et al. (199...  
 

 

   

 
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