Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Theria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Ordo: Rodentia
Subordo: Myomorpha
Superfamilia: Muroidea
Familia: Cricetidae
Subfamilia: Neotominae
Tribus: Baiomyini
Genus: Baiomys
Species: B. musculus - B. taylori


Baiomys (True, 1894)

Vernacular names

en: Pygmy Mice


* Baiomys on Mammal Species of the World.
* Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2 Volume Set edited by Don E. Wilson, DeeAnn M. Reeder


Baiomys is the genus of New World pygmy mice. It is the only genus in the tribe Baiomyini. It currently contains two extant species:

* Southern Pygmy Mouse, Baiomys musculus
* Northern Pygmy Mouse, Baiomys taylori


* Amman, B R., R. D. Bradley. 2003. Molecular evolution in Baiomys (Rodentia: Sigmodontinae): Evidence for a genetic subdivision in B. musculus. Journal of Mammalogy 85:162-166.
* Integrated Taxonomic Information System [1]. Accessed 03 April 2007.
* Musser, G. G. and M. D. Carleton. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. Pp. 894-1531 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.

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