Megalomys

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Muroidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Ordo: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Subordo: Cynodontia
Infraordo: Eucynodontia
Cladus: Probainognathia
Cladus: Prozostrodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohort: Theria
Cohort: Eutheria
Cohort: Placentalia
Superordo: Boreoeutheria
Superordo: Euarchontoglires
Ordo: Rodentia
Subordo: Myomorpha
Superfamilia: Muroidea

Familia: Cricetidae
Subfamilia: Sigmodontinae
Tribe: Oryzomyini
Genus: †Megalomys
Species: †M. audreyae – †M. curazensis – †M. desmarestii – †M. georginae – †M. luciae

Name[edit]

Type species: Mus pilorides Desmarest, 1826, by original designation.

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Trouessart, E.-L. 1881. Note sur le Mus pilorides ou rat musqué de Antilles, considéré comme type diun sous-genre nouveau dan le genre Hesperomys. Le Naturaliste 1(45): 355–357.

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Giant Rice Rats