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Sigmodon hispidus


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: Abrotrichini – Akodontini – Andinomyini – Euneomyini – Ichthyomyini – Oryzomyini – Phyllotini – Reithrodontini – Sigmodontini – Thomasomyini – Wiedomyini – Incertae sedis


  • Sigmodontinae Wagner, 1843: 398

Type genus: Sigmodon Say & Ord, 1825, by subsequent designaton.


  • Sigmodontes Wagner, 1843: 398 [original spelling]
  • Sigmodontinae: Thomas, 1897: 1019 [latinized as a subfamilia rank]
  • Sigmodontini: Hershkovitz, 1966: 746, 747 [tribe rank]


  • Hesperomyinae Murray, 1866: 358 [proposed as subfamilia rank]
  • Hesperomyes: Winge, 1888: [alternative spellling]
  • Hesperomyidae: Ameghino, 1889: 109 [familia rank]
  • Hesperomyini: Simpson, 1945: 83 [tribe rank]


Primary references[edit]

  • Wagner, J.A. 1843. Die Säugthiere in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Beschreibungen von Dr. Johann Christian Daniel von Schreber. Supplementband. Dritter Abtheilung: Die Beutelthiere und Nager (erster Abschnitt). Erlangen: Expedition das Schreber’schen Säugthierund des Esper’sschen Schmetterlingswerkes, und in Commission der Voss’schen Buchhandlung in Leipzig, 3: xiv + 614 pp., pls. 85–165.
  • Murray, A. 1866. The geographical distribution of mammals. London: Day and Son., 420 pp.
  • Winge, H. 1888. Jordfunde og nulevende Gnavere (Rodentia) fra Lagoa Santa, Minas Geraes, Brasilien: med udsigt over gnavernes indbyrdes slaegtskab. E Museo Lundii Band 1(3). F. Dreyer: Kjöbenhavn. 178 pp. + 8 pls. BHL  Reference page. 
  • Ameghino, F. 1889. Contribución al conocimiento de los mamiferos fósiles de la República Argentina. Actas de la Academia Nacional de Ciencias de la República Argentina en Córdoba, Buenos Aires 6: xxxii + 11027 pp.; atlas, 98 pls., each with text.
  • Thomas, O. 1897. On the genera of rodents: an attempt to bring up to date the current arrangement of the Order. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1896(part IV): 1012–1028. [Part IV of the 1896 volume of the Proceedings was published in April 1897; see Duncan 1937.]
  • Simpson, G.G. 1945. The principles of classification and a classification of mammals. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 85: xvi + 350 pp. handle. Reference page. 
  • Hershkovitz, P. 1966. Mice, land bridges and Latin American faunal interchange. In Ectoparasites of Panama, ed. R. L. Wenzel and V. J. Tipton, 725– 51. Chicago: Field Museum of Natural History, xii + 861 pp.

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