Sigmodon Say and Ord 1825 (cotton rat)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Parent taxon: Sigmodontini according to G. D'Elía 2003

See also Alroy 2002, Gray 1825, Kurten and Anderson 1980 and McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxon: Prosigmodon

Subtaxa: Sigmodon bakeri Sigmodon chonensis Sigmodon curtisi Sigmodon hispidus Sigmodon hudspethensis Sigmodon libitinus Sigmodon lindsayi Sigmodon minor Sigmodon ochrognathus

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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 (1), United States (93: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Kansas, Nebraska, Texas)

• Pliocene of Mexico (2)

Total: 190 collections including 204 occurrences

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