Wiedomys pyrrhorhinos

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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: Wiedomyini
Genus: Wiedomys
Species: Wiedomys pyrrhorhinos

Name[edit]

Holotype: AMNH 574, adult ♀, skin.

Type locality: “Riacho da Ressaque [=Ressaca],” a small tributary of the Rio Gavião (which flows into the Rio Contas), state of Bahia, Brazil (Hershkovitz 1959: 6).

Combinations[edit]

  • Mus pyrrhorhinos Wied-Neuwied, 1821: 177 [original combination]
  • Wiedomys pyrrhorhinos: Hershkovitz, 1959: 5 [name combination]

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Wied-Neuwied, M. 1821. Reise nach Brasilien in den Jahren; 1815 bis 1817. Frankfurt a. M.: Heinrich Ludwig Brönner, 2: xviii + 345 pp. + 1 (unnumbered), 16 plates, 1 map.
  • Hershkovitz, P. 1959. Two new genera of South American rodents (Cricetinae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 72: 5–9.

Additional references[edit]

  • González, E.M. & Oliveira, J.A. 1997. La distribución geográfica de Wiedomys pyrrhorhinos (Wied, 1821) y Wilfredomys oenax (Thomas, 1928) (Rodentia: Muroidea). 12th Jornadas Argentinas de Mastozoología Resúmenes.
  • Souza, A.L.G., Corrêa, M.M.O., Aguilar, C.T. & Pessôa, L.M. 2011. A new karyotype of Wiedomys pyrrhorhinus (Rodentia: Sigmodontinae) from Chapada Diamantina, northeastern Brazil. Zoologia (Curitiba) 28(1): 92–96. DOI: 10.1590/S1984-46702011000100013

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Red-nosed Wiedomys
português do Brasil: rato-de-palmatória