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Nyctomys sumichrasti


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: Tylomyinae
Genus: Nyctomys
Species: N. sumichrasti


Nyctomys Saussure, 1860

Type species: Hesperomys sumichrasti Saussure, 1860


  • Hesperomys: de Saussure, 1860
  • Myoxomys Tomes, 1861
  • Sitomys: True, 1894


  • Saussure M. H. 1860. Note sur complementaire quelques mammifères du Mexique. Revue et Magasin de Zoologie, Pure et Appliquee, serie 2, 12: 106.
  • Tomes, R. F. 1861. Report of a collection of mammals made by Osbert Salvin, Esq., F.Z.S., at Duenãs, Guatemala; with notes on some of the species by Mr. Fraser. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 29: 284.
  • True, F. W. 1894. Description of a new species of mouse (Sitomys decolorus) from Central America. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 16: 689.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Sumichrast's Vesper Rats