Baiomys

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Baiomys
Temporal range: Early Pliocene to Recent
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Neotominae
Tribe: Baiomyini
Genus: Baiomys
True, 1894
Species

Baiomys musculus
Baiomys taylori

Baiomys is the genus of New World pygmy mice. Together with Scotinomys, it forms the tribe Baiomyini. It currently contains two extant species:

References[edit]

  • Amman, B R., R. D. Bradley. 2003. Molecular evolution in Baiomys (Rodentia: Sigmodontinae): Evidence for a genetic subdivision in B. musculus. Journal of Mammalogy 85:162-166.
  • Integrated Taxonomic Information System [1]. Accessed 3 April 2007.
  • Musser, G. G. and M. D. Carleton. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. Pp. 894-1531 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.