Scapteromys aquaticus

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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: Scapteromys
Species: Scapteromys aquaticus

Name[edit]

  • Scapteromys aquaticus Thomas, 1920: 477

Holotype: BMNH 17.6.1.6, adult ♂, skin and skull.

Type locality: “Isla Ella, in the delta of the Rio Parana, at the top of the La Plata Estuary”; according to Pardiñas et al. (2007: 402) “Isla Ella is a small island (ca. 1 km2) surrounded by the streams Espera and Esperita (34°22′S, 58°38′W, Primera Sección Delta del Paraná, Tigre, Buenos Aires, Argentina).”

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Thomas, O. 1920. New species of Reithrodon, Abrocoma, and Scapteromys from Argentina. A. A further collection from Sr. Budin [pp. 473–477]. B. The Scapteromys of the Parana Delta [pp. 477–478]. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History, series 9 5: 473–478.

Additional references[edit]

  • Bonvicino, C.R., Fernandes, F.A., Viana, M.C., Teixeira, B.R. & D’Andrea, P.S. 2013. Scapteromys aquaticus (Rodentia: Sigmodontinae) in Brazil with comments on karyotype and phylogenetics relationships. Zoologia 30(2): 242–247. doi: 0.1590/S1984-46702013000200016

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Argentine Swamp Rat