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Scapteromys (swamp rat)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Taxonomy
Scapteromys was named by Waterhouse (1837). It is extant.

It was assigned to Akodontini by D'Elía (2003); and to Sigmodontinae by Salles et al. (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1837Scapteromys Waterhouse
2003Scapteromys D'Elía p. 315
2006Scapteromys Salles et al. p. 9

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
RankNameAuthor
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Glires()
orderRodentia
infraorderMyodontaSchaub 1958
superfamilyMuroideaIlliger 1811
familyCricetidaeFischer von Waldheim 1817
subfamilySigmodontinaeWagner 1843
Oryzomyalia
tribeAkodontiniVorontzov 1959
genusScapteromysWaterhouse 1837

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available