Podoxymys roraimae

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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
Tribus: Akodontini
Genus: Podoxymys
Species: Podoxymys roraimae

Name[edit]

  • Podoxymys roraimae Anthony, 1929: 4

Holotype: AMNH 75586, adult ♀, skin, skull and body in alcohol.

Type locality: “Mt. Roraima, British Guiana; altitude 8600 feet.” Interpreted as “Guyana, Mazaruni-Potaro Dist., summit of Mt Roraima, 8600 ft (2621 m)” by Musser and Carleton (2005: 1164), but restricted by O. J. Linares (1998: 274) to the southwestern corner of Tepui Roraima (ca. 5.144°N, 60.762°S), between 2,580 and 2,700 m, Bolívar, Venezuela.

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Roraima Mouse