Sigmodon hispidus Say and Ord 1825 (hispid cotton rat)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Belongs to Sigmodon according to B. Kurten and E. Anderson 1980

See also Alroy 2002 and Dalquest and Roth 1970

Sister taxa: Sigmodon alstoni, Sigmodon bakeri, Sigmodon chonensis, Sigmodon curtisi, Sigmodon hudspethensis, Sigmodon libitinus, Sigmodon lindsayi, Sigmodon minor, Sigmodon ochrognathus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Mexico (2 collections), Panama (1), United States (28: Florida, Georgia, New Mexico, Texas), Venezuela (1)

Total: 32 collections each including a single occurrence

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