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Pseudohydromys ellermani  (Laurie and Hill, 1954)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 970887

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Mayermys ellermani Laurie and Hill, 1954
  Common Name(s): Shaw Mayer's Shrew Mouse [English]
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  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  
                                              GenusPseudohydromys Rümmler, 1934 – New Guinean Shrew Mice  
                                                 SpeciesPseudohydromys ellermani (Laurie and Hill, 1954) – Shaw Mayer's Shrew Mouse  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Helgen, Kristofer M., and Lauren E. Helgen / Voss, Robert S., and Michael D. Carleton, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2009   
  Article/Chapter Title: Chapter 8. Biodiversity and Biogeography of the Moss-mice of New Guinea: A Taxonomic Revision of Pseudohydromys (Muridae: Murinae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, no. 331. Systematic Mammalogy: Contributions in Honor of Guy G. Musser   
  Page(s): 230-313   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0003-0090   
  Notes: Available online at ; doi: 10.1206/582-8.1   
  Reference for: Pseudohydromys ellermani   
  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: Pseudohydromys ellermani, Shaw Mayer's Shrew Mouse [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Australia  



  Comment: Status: IUCN - Vulnerable as Mayermys ellermani  
    Comments: The type species of Mayermys (Laurie and Hill, 1954). Flannery (1990b:183, 1995a) provided a photograph of the animal and a summary of distributional and biological data. This small-bodied mouse is unique among all living muroid rodents in having only four minute molars (12 is usual, three in each quadrant of the jaw). An undescribed species related to P. ellermani occurs in the SE peninsula of Papua New Guinea (K. Helgen, in litt., 2003). Of the species in Pseudohydromys, P. ellermani is t...  



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