Pearsonomys

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Pearsonomys annectens
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Sigmodontinae
Tribe: Abrotrichini
Genus: Pearsonomys
Patterson, 1992
Species: P. annectens
Binomial name
Pearsonomys annectens
Patterson, 1992

Pearsonomys annectens, also known as Pearson's long-clawed akodont[2] or Pearson's long-clawed mouse,[3] is a species of rodent in the tribe Abrotrichini of family Cricetidae. It is the only species in the genus Pearsonomys. This rodent is endemic to Chile, where it is found in Nothofagus forest of the Valdivian temperate rainforest ecoregion.[1] The genus is named after American zoologist Oliver Payne Pearson.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Patterson, B. & D'elia, G. (2008). "Pearsonomys". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  2. ^ Musser, G. G.; Carleton, M. D. (2005). "Superfamily Muroidea". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 1160. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  3. ^ Duff, A.; Lawson, A. (2004-07-11). Mammals of the World: A checklist. New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press. p. 63. ISBN 0-7136-6021-X. OCLC 56204329. 
  4. ^ Lidicker, W. Z.; Patton, J. L. "In Memoriam: Oliver Payne Pearson". Online Biographies of UC Faculty and Administrators. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  5. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael; Grayson, Michael (2009-09-28). The Eponym Dictionary of Mammals. The Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 312–313. ISBN 978-0801893049. OCLC 270129903.