Megalomys

Megalomys desmarestii

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Muroidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Cladus: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Subordo: Cynodontia
Infraordo: Eucynodontia
Cladus: Probainognathia
Cladus: Prozostrodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohors: Theria
Cohors: Eutheria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Cladus: Boreoeutheria
Superordo: Euarchontoglires
Ordo: Rodentia
Subordo: Myomorpha
Superfamilia: Muroidea

Familia: Cricetidae
Subfamilia: Sigmodontinae
Tribe: Oryzomyini
Genus: †Megalomys
Species (†5): †M. audreyae – †M. camerhogne – †M. curazensis – †M. desmarestii – †M. georginae – †M. luciae

NameEdit

Megalomys Trouessart, 1881: 357

ReferencesEdit

Primary referencesEdit

  • Trouessart, E.-L. 1881. Note sur le Mus pilorides ou rat musqué de Antilles, considéré comme type diun sous-genre nouveau dan le genre Hesperomys. Le Naturaliste 1(45): 355–357. BHL

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Vernacular namesEdit

Deutsch: Karibische Riesenreisratten
English: Giant Rice Rats
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