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Pogonomys fergussoniensis  Laurie, 1952
Taxonomic Serial No.: 970878

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): D'Entrecasteaux Archipelago Pogonomys [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 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  
                                        FamilyMuridae Illiger, 1811 – campagnols, rats, souris, mice, rats, voles  
                                           SubfamilyMurinae Illiger, 1811 – Old World rats, Old World mice  
                                              GenusPogonomys Milne-Edwards, 1877 – Prehensile-tailed Tree Mice  
                                                 SpeciesPogonomys fergussoniensis Laurie, 1952 – D'Entrecasteaux Archipelago Pogonomys  

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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: Pogonomys fergussoniensis, D'Entrecasteaux Archipelago Pogonomys [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Australia  



  Comment: Comments: Recognized as a species in Laurie and Hill's (1954) checklist, but treated as a distinct subspecies of P. loriae by Dennis and Menzies (1979) in their morphometric revision of Pogonomys and Chiruromys, and finally included in P. loriae (Flannery, 1990b, 1995a; Musser and Carleton, 1993). Flannery (1995b:149) listed it under P. loriae in his account of the Pogonomys on the D'Entrecasteaux Isls, but noted that 'fergussoniensis is very distinctive, being very large and having a reddish rather ...  



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