Rhipidomys latimanus

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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: Thomasomyini
Genus: Rhipidomys
Species: Rhipidomys latimanus


  • Rhipidomys latimanus (Tomes, 1860)


Type locality: not given, but “the greater portion of these [species] are believed to have been collected at Pallatanga, on the western slope of the Cordillera” (Tomes 1860: 211), Chimborazo province, Ecuador.


  • Hesperomys latimanus Tomes, 1860: 213 [original combination]


  • Rhipidomys microtis Thomas, 1896: 304
  • Rhipidomys pictor Thomas, 1904: 193
  • Rhipidomys mollissimus J. A. Allen, 1912: 78
  • Rhipidomys cocalensis J. A. Allen, 1912: 79
  • Rhipidomys quindianus J. A. Allen, 1913: 600
  • Rhipidomys scandens Goldman, 1913: 8


Primary references[edit]

  • Tomes, R.F. 1860. Notes on a second collection of Mammalia made by Mr. Fraser in the Republic of Ecuador. Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1860(part II): 211–221.
  • Thomas, O. 1896. On new small mammals from the Neotropical region. The Annals And Magazine of Natural History series 6 18: 301-314. doi: 10.1080/00222939608680459 BHL Reference page
  • Thomas, O. 1904. New Callithrix, Midas, Felis, Rhipidomys and Proechimys from Brazil and Ecuador. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History series 7 14: 188–196.
  • Allen, J.A. 1912. Mammals from western Colombia. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural Histoty 31: 71–95.
  • Allen, J.A. 1913. New South American Muridae. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural Histoty 32: 597–604.
  • Goldman, E.A. 1913. Descriptions of new mammals from Panama and Mexico. Smithsonian Misc. Coll. 60: 1–20.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Broad-footed Rhipidomys, Broad-footed Climbing Mouse, Northwestern Rhipidomys