Baiomys

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

Name

Baiomys (True, 1894)

Vernacular names

en: Pygmy Mice

References

* 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

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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

References

* 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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