Louise H. Emmons

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Louise H. Emmons
Born23 August 1943
Montevideo, Uruguay
Known forThe 307-page opus Neotropical Rainforest Mammals: A Field Guide [1][2]
Scientific career
InstitutionsNational Museum of Natural History at the Smithsonian Institution

Louise H. Emmons is an American zoologist.

Her best known work is the field guide Neotropical Rainforest Mammals: A Field Guide, first published in 1990, with a second edition in 1997.[1][2]

Description of new taxa[edit]

Louise H. Emmons described several new taxa of mammals:

She also introduced the new taxon name Olallamys for a genus of spiny rats.[11]

Taxonomic patronym[edit]

In honor of Louise H. Emmons, one taxonomic patronym was given for a rodent with the species name emmonsae:


  1. ^ a b Emmons, Louise H.; Feer, François (1990). Neotropical rainforest mammals. A field guide (1st ed.). Chicago: University of Chicago Press. p. 281. ISBN 0-226-20716-1.
  2. ^ a b Emmons, Louise H.; Feer, François (1997-09-02). Neotropical rainforest mammals. A field guide (2nd ed.). Chicago: University of Chicago Press. p. 307. ISBN 978-0-226-20721-6. OCLC 44179508.
  3. ^ Emmons, Louise H.; Vucetich, María Guiomar (1998). "The identity of Winge's Lasiuromys villosus and the description of a new genus of echimyid rodent (Rodentia, Echimyidae)". American Museum Novitates. 3223: 1–12. hdl:2246/3503.
  4. ^ Emmons, Louise Hickock (2005). "A revision of the genera of arboreal Echimyidae (Rodentia: Echimyidae, Echimyinae), with descriptions of two new genera". Mammalian Diversification: From Chromosomes to phylogeography (A Celebration of the Career of James L. Patton). 133. University of California Press. pp. 247–310. ISBN 9780520098534.
  5. ^ Emmons, Louise H. (1999). "A new genus and species of abrocomid rodent from Peru (Rodentia, Abrocomidae)". American Museum Novitates. 3279: 1–14. hdl:2246/3027.
  6. ^ Emmons, Louise H.; Leite, Yuri L. R.; Kock, Dieter; Costa, Leonora P. (2002-08-01). "A Review of the Named Forms of Phyllomys (Rodentia: Echimyidae) with the Description of a New Species from Coastal Brazil". American Museum Novitates. 380: 1–40. doi:10.1206/0003-0082(2002)380<0001:AROTNF>2.0.CO;2. ISSN 0003-0082.
  7. ^ Emmons, Louise H.; Patton, James L. (2005). "A new species of Oryzomys (Rodentia, Muridae) from eastern Bolivia". American Museum Novitates. 3478: 1–27. doi:10.1206/0003-0082(2005)478[0001:ANSOOR]2.0.CO;2. hdl:2246/5669.
  8. ^ Carleton, Michael D.; Emmons, Louise H.; Musser, Guy G. (2009). "A new species of the rodent genus Oecomys (Cricetidae, Sigmodontinae, Oryzomyini) from eastern Bolivia, with emended definitions of O. concolor (Wagner) and O. mamorae (Thomas)". American Museum Novitates. 3661: 1–32. doi:10.1206/612.1. hdl:2246/5984. S2CID 85788843.
  9. ^ Emmons, Louise H. (1993). "A new genus and species of rat from Borneo (Rodentia : Muridae)". Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 106 (4): 752–761. ISSN 0006-324X.
  10. ^ Solari, Sergio; Pacheco, Víctor; Vivar, Elena; Emmons, Louise H. (2012-10-01). "A new species of Monodelphis (Mammalia: Didelphimorphia: Didelphidae) from the montane forests of central Perú". Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 125 (3): 295–307. doi:10.2988/11-33.1. ISSN 0006-324X. S2CID 85588030.
  11. ^ Emmons, L. H. (1988-05-20). "Replacement Name for a Genus of South American Rodent (Echimyidae)". Journal of Mammalogy. 69 (2): 421. doi:10.2307/1381405. ISSN 0022-2372. JSTOR 1381405.
  12. ^ Musser, Guy G.; Carleton, Michael D.; Brothers, Eric M.; Gardner, Alfred L. (1998). "Systematic studies of oryzomyine rodents (Muridae, Sigmodontinae) : diagnoses and distributions of species formerly assigned to Oryzomys capito". Bulletin of the AMNH. 236: 233–239. hdl:2246/1630.
  13. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael; Grayson, Michael (2009-10-07). The Eponym Dictionary of Mammals. JHU Press. p. 127. ISBN 9780801895333.

External links[edit]