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Abrothrix sanborni


Taxonavigation: Muroidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Cladus: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Subordo: Cynodontia
Infraordo: Eucynodontia
Cladus: Probainognathia
Cladus: Prozostrodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohors: Theria
Cohors: Eutheria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Cladus: Boreoeutheria
Superordo: Euarchontoglires
Ordo: Rodentia
Subordo: Myomorpha
Superfamilia: Muroidea

Familia: Cricetidae
Subfamilia: Sigmodontinae
Tribe: Abrotrichini
Genus: Abrothrix
Species (10): A. andina – A. hershkovitzi – A. hirta – A. illutea – A. jelskii – A. lanosa – A. longipilis – A. manni – A. olivacea – A. sanborni


Type species: Mus longipilis Waterhouse, 1837, by original designation.


  • Habrothrix Wagner, 1843: 519 [unjustified emendation of Abrothrix Waterhouse]
  • Chroeomys Thomas, 1916: 340 [synonymised by D’Elía, 2003: 317]

Type species: Akodon pulcherrimus Thomas, 1916, by original designation.


Primary references[edit]

  • Waterhouse, G.R. 1837. Notes on a collection of the genus Mus presented to the Society by Charles Darwin. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 5: 15–22.
  • Wagner, J.A. 1843. Die Säugthiere in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Beschreibungen von Dr. Johann Christian Daniel von Schreber. Supplementband. Dritter Abtheilung: Die Beutelthiere und Nager (erster Abschnitt). Erlangen: Expedition das Schreber’schen Säugthierund des Esper’sschen Schmetterlingswerkes, und in Commission der Voss’schen Buchhandlung in Leipzig, 3: xiv + 614 pp., pls. 85–165.
  • Thomas, O. 1916. The grouping of the South- American Muridae commonly referred to Akodon. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History series 8 18: 336–340.
  • D’Elía, G. 2003 Phylogenetics of Sigmodontinae (Rodentia, Muroidea, Cricetidae), with special reference to the akodont group, and with additional comments on historical biogeography. Cladistics 19(4): 307–323. DOI: 10.1016/S0748-3007(03)00071-9

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