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The subfamily Tylomyinae consists of several species of New World rats and mice
New World rats and mice
The New World rats and mice are a group of related rodents found in North and South America. They are extremely diverse in appearance and ecology, ranging in from the tiny Baiomys to the large Kunsia...

 including the vesper and climbing rats. They are not as well known as their relatives in the subfamilies Sigmodontinae
Sigmodontinae
The subfamily Sigmodontinae is one of the most diverse groups of mammals. It includes New World rats and mice, with at least 376 species. Many authorities include the Neotominae and Tylomyinae as part of a larger definition of Sigmodontinae. When those genera are included, the species count...

 and Neotominae
Neotominae
Neotominae is a subfamily of the family Cricetidae. It consists of four tribes, 16 genera, and many species of New World rats and mice, predominantly found in North America. Among them are the well-known deer mice, white-footed mice, packrats, and grasshopper mice.Neotomines are related to the...

. Many authorities place all three of these subfamilies in a single subfamily, Sigmodontinae.

List of Species

  • SUBFAMILY TYLOMYINAE
    • Tribe Nyctomyini
      Nyctomyini
      Nyctomyini is a tribe of New World rats and mice in the subfamily Tylomyinae which includes two genera, Nyctomys and Otonyctomys, each with a single species...

      • Genus Otonyctomys
        • Hatt's Vesper Rat
          Hatt's Vesper Rat
          Hatt's vesper rat , also known as the Yucatán vesper rat, is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is the only species in the genus Otonyctomys. It is named for its discoverer, Robert T...

          , Otonyctomys hatti
      • GenusNyctomys
        • Sumichrast's Vesper Rat
          Sumichrast's vesper rat
          Sumichrast's vesper rat is a rodent of the family Cricetidae found from southern Mexico to Panama. The adult length is 11–13 cm, with a tail length of 8.5-15.5 cm. It is one of the more brightly coloured rats, with a pinkish-brown back and white underparts. The first toe on each foot is...

          , Nyctomys sumichrasti
    • Tribe Tylomyini
      Tylomyini
      Tylomyini is a tribe of New World rats and mice in the subfamily Tylomyinae. The rats share the characteristics of all being climbing rats.-Classification:Tribe Tylomyini*GenusTylomys**Chiapan Climbing Rat, Tylomys bullaris...

      • GenusTylomys
        Tylomys
        Tylomys is a genus of rodent in the family Cricetidae.It contains the following species:* Chiapan Climbing Rat * Fulvous-bellied Climbing Rat * Mira Climbing Rat...

        • Chiapan Climbing Rat
          Chiapan Climbing Rat
          The Chiapan Climbing Rat is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.It is found only in Mexico.-References:* Baillie, J. 1996. . Downloaded on 20 July 2007....

          , Tylomys bullaris
        • Fulvous-bellied Climbing Rat
          Fulvous-bellied Climbing Rat
          The Fulvous-bellied Climbing Rat is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.It is found only in Panama.-References:* Pino, J., Samudio, R. & Reid, F 2008. . Downloaded on 27 February 2009....

          , Tylomys fulviventer
        • Mira Climbing Rat
          Mira Climbing Rat
          The Mira Climbing Rat is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.It is found in Colombia and Ecuador.-References:...

          , Tylomys mirae
        • Peters's Climbing Rat
          Peters's Climbing Rat
          Peters's Climbing Rat is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.It is found in Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Nicaragua.-References:* Baillie, J. 1996. . Downloaded on 20 July 2007....

          , Tylomys nudicaudus
        • Panamanian Climbing Rat
          Panamanian Climbing Rat
          The Panamanian Climbing Rat is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is endemic to Panama.-Literature cited:*Alston, E. R. 1882. . R.H. Porter, 220 pp....

          , Tylomys panamensis
        • Tumbala Climbing Rat
          Tumbala Climbing Rat
          The Tumbala Climbing Rat is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.It is found only in Mexico.-References:* Baillie, J. 1996. . Downloaded on 20 July 2007....

          , Tylomys tumbalensis
        • Watson's Climbing Rat
          Watson's Climbing Rat
          Watson's Climbing Rat is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.It is found in Costa Rica and Panama.-References:* Baillie, J. 1996. . Downloaded on 20 July 2007....

          , Tylomys watsoni
      • GenusOtotylomys
        • Big-eared Climbing Rat
          Big-Eared Climbing Rat
          The Big-eared Climbing Rat is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.It is found in Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Nicaragua.-References:...

          , Ototylomys phyllotis

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