Juscelinomys talpinus Winge, 1887



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Oxymycterus talpinus Winge, 1887 (original combination); Juscelinomys vulpinus Winge, 1887 (orthological error used by Wilson & Reeder, 1993:706)


Conservation Status


Last record: Late Pleistocene



Minas Gerais, Brazil


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Winge, H. (1887). Jordfunde og nulevende Gnavere (Rodentia) fra Lagoa Santa, Minas Geraes, Brasilien: Med udsigt over gnavernes indbyrdes slagtskab. E Museo Lundii 1(3): 1-178.


Other references:

Fonseca, G. A. B., G. Herrmann, Y. L. R. Leite, R. A. Mittermeier, A. B. Rylands, and J. L. Patton.
1996. Lista anotada dos mamíferos do Brasil. Occasional Papers in Conservation Biology, 4:38

Moojen, J. (1965). Novo genero de Cricetidae do Brasil central (Glires, Mammalia). Revista Brasileira de Biologia 25: 281-285.

Musser, G. G., and Carleton, M. D. (1993). Family Muridae. Pp. 501-755, in: Mammal species of the
world, a taxonomic and geographic reference, Second ed. (D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder, eds.).
Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C., xviii + 1206 pp.

Wilson, D. E. and Reeder, D. M. (eds.) Mammal Species of the World, Second Edition. Washington and London: Smithsonian Institution Press.


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