Bushy-tailed woodrat Neotoma cinerea, from here.

Belongs within: Neotominae.

Neotoma, the woodrats or pack rats, are a genus of rodents found in North America. Members of this genus are relatively large, with conspicuously hairy and elongate tails (Goodwin 1969).

    |--N. cinerea RC06
    |    |--N. c. cinerea M-PV-G01
    |    `--N. c. acraia (Elliot 1904) M-PV-G01
    `--+--N. leucodon Merriam 1894 RC06, MB86 [=N. albigula leucodon MB86]
       `--N. mexicana Baird 1855 RC06, MB86
            |--N. m. mexicana MB86
            |--N. m. isthmica G69
            |--N. m. parvidens G69
            |--N. m. picta G69
            |--N. m. tenuicauda Merriam 1892 MB86
            `--N. m. tropicalis G69

Neotoma incertae sedis:
  N. albigula Hartley 1894 M-PV-G01
  N. angustapalata IT07
  N. anthonyi IT07
  N. bryanti IT07
  N. bunkeri IT07
  N. chrysomelas IT07
  N. floridana MHL03
    |--N. f. floridana BP87
    `--N. f. smalli BP87
  N. fuscipes IT07
  N. goldmani Merriam 1903 MB86
  N. lepida Thomas 1893 M-PV-G01
    |--N. l. lepida H42
    |--N. l. devia H42
    |--N. l. felipensis H42
    |--N. l. gilva H42
    |--N. l. grinnelli Hall 1942 H42
    |--N. l. latirostra MBJ83
    |--N. l. monstrabilis H42
    `--N. l. nevadensis H42
  N. martinensis IT07
  N. micropus IT07
  N. nelsoni IT07
  N. ozarkensis MHL03
  N. palatina Goldman 1905 MB86
  N. phenax IT07
  N. stephensi IT07
  N. taylori MH03
  N. varia IT07

*Type species of generic name indicated


[BP87] Burton, J. A., & B. Pearson. 1987. Collins Guide to the Rare Mammals of the World. Collins: London.

[G69] Goodwin, G. G. 1969. Mammals from the State of Oaxaca, Mexico, in the American Museum of Natural History. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 141 (1): 1–269, 40 pls.

[H42] Hall, E. R. 1942. A new race of wood rat (Neotoma lepida). University of California Publications in Zoology 46 (5): 369–370.

[IT07] Isaac, N. J. B., S. T. Turvey, B. Collen, C. Waterman & J. E. M. Baillie. 2007. Mammals on the EDGE: conservation priorities based on threat and phylogeny. PloS One 2 (3): e296.

[MH03] Martin, R. A., R. T. Hurt, J. G. Honey & P. Peláez-Campomanes. 2003. Late Pliocene and Early Pleistocene rodents fom the northern Borchers Badlands (Meade County, Kansas), with comments on the Blancan-Irvingtonian boundary in the Meade Basin. Journal of Paleontology 77 (5): 985–1001.

[MB86] Matson, J. O. & R. H. Baker. 1986. Mammals of Zacatecas. Special Publications, Museum of Texas Tech University 24: 1–88.

[MHL03] Meng, J., Y. Hu & C. Li. 2003. The osteology of Rhombomylus (Mammalia, Glires): Implications for phylogeny and evolution of Glires. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 275: 1–247.

[M-PV-G01] Montiel-Parra, G., G. A. Villegas-Guzman, M. Vargas & O. J. Polaco. 2001. Mites associated with nests of Neotoma albigula Hartley, 1894 (Rodentia: Muridae) in Durango, México. In: Halliday, R. B., D. E. Walter, H. C. Proctor, R. A. Norton & M. J. Colloff (eds) Acarology: Proceedings of the 10th International Congress pp. 586–593. CSIRO Publishing: Melbourne.

[MBJ83] Munger, J. C., M. A. Bowers & W. T. Jones. 1983. Desert rodent populations: factors affecting abundance, distribution, and genetic structure. Great Basin Naturalist Memoirs 7: 91–116.

[RC06] Reeder, S. A., D. S. Carroll, C. W. Edwards, C. W. Kilpatrick & R. D. Bradley. 2006. Neotomine-peromyscine rodent systematics based on combined analyses of nuclear and mitochondrial DNA sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 40 (1): 251–258.

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