Tribe Sigmodontini Wagner 1843 (mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Parent taxon: Sigmodontinae according to S. J. Steppan et al. 2004

See also D'Elía 2003

Sister taxa: Abrothrix, Bensonomys, Chelemys, Chukimys, Cordimus, Delomys, Euneomys, Geoxus, Holochilus, Ichthyomyini, Ichthyurodon, Irenomys, Juliomys, Lundomys, Microryzomys, Miotomodon, Nectomys, Noronhomys, Oligoryzomys, Olympicomys, Oryzomyalia, Panchomys, Phyllotini, Pseudoryzomys, Reithrodontomys, Rhipidomys, Scolomys, Thomasomys, Wiedomyini

Subtaxa: Prosigmodon Sigmodon

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Mexico (5 collections), Panama (1), Peru (2), United States (84: Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, New Mexico, South Carolina, Texas), Venezuela (2)

• Blancan of Mexico (4), United States (94: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Texas)

• Pliocene of Mexico (2)

• Hemphillian of Mexico (3), United States (1: Texas)

Total: 198 collections including 215 occurrences

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