Thomasomys aureus

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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: Thomasomyini
Genus: Thomasomys
Species: Thomasomys aureus

Name[edit]

  • Thomasomys aureus (Tomes, 1860)

Holotype:

Type locality: undetermined, but has been considered either to be Pallatanga, 4,950 ft (01°59′S, 78°57′ W; 1,500 m), in the Chimborazo Prov., Ecuador (J. A. Allen 1914; Ellerman 1941; Cabrera 1961), or Gualaquiza (03°24′S, 78°33′ W; 750 m elevation) in the Morona-Santiago Prov., Ecuador (Thomas 1920; Gardner 1983); fixed to Pallatanga by Pacheco 2015.

Combinations[edit]

  • Hesperomys aureus Tomes, 1860: 219 [original combination]
  • Thomasomys aureus: Thomas, 1906: 443 [name combination]

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Golden Thomasomys