Reithrodontomys megalotis

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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: Neotominae
Tribus: Reithrodontomyini
Genus: Reithrodontomys
Subgenus: Reithrodontomys (Reithrodontomys)
Species: Reithrodontomys megalotis

Name[edit]

  • Reithrodontomys megalotis (Baird, 1857)

Type locality: “between Janos, Chihuahua, and San Luis Springs, Grant County, New Mexico.”

Combinations[edit]

  • Reithrodon megalotis Baird, 1857: 451 [original combination]
  • Reithrodontomys megalotis: J. A. Allen, 1893: 79 [subsequent combination]

Synonyms[edit]

  • Reithrodontomys megalotis santacruzae Pearson 1951: 366

Holotype: MVZ 113604, adult ♂, skin and skull.

Type locality: “Prisoner's Harbor, Santa Cruz Island, Santa Barbara County, California.”

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Baird, S.F. 1857. Mammals. Part I. General Report upon the Zoology of the Special Pacific Railroad Routes. Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Washington, D.C. vol. 8. Pp. xlviii + 757, 43 pls., 35 figs
  • Pearson, O.P. 1951. Additions to the fauna of Santa Cruz Island, California, with description of a new subspecies of Reithrodontomys megalotis. Journal of Mammalogy 32(3): 366–368. doi: 10.1093/jmammal/32.3.366 Reference page

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Southern Marsh/Western Harvest Mouse