Tylomys bullaris Merriam, 1901:561

Chiapan climbing rat



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1968

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered



Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas State, Mexico


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Merriam, C. H. (1901). Seven new mammals from Mexico, including a new genus of rodents. Proceedings of the Washington Academy of Sciences 3: 559-563.


Other references:

Álvarez-Castañeda, S.T. and Castro-Arellano, I. (2008). Tylomys bullaris. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 09 September 2012.

Fisher, Diana O. and Blomberg, S. P. (2012). Inferring Extinction of Mammals from Sighting Records, Threats, and Biological Traits. Conservation Biology 26: 57-67.

Freudenthal, M. and Martín-Suárez, E. (2013). Estimating body mass of fossil rodents. Scripta Geologica 145: 1-130. [0.280 kg min. mass estimate]

Monroy-Gamboa, Alina Gabriela. (2021). The ghost mammals from Mexico and their implications. Therya 12(3): 1-10.

Smith, F.A., Lyons, S.K., Morgan Ernest, S.K., Jones, K.E., Kauffman, D.M., Dayan, T., Marquet, P.A., Brown, J.H. and Haskell, J.P. 2003. Body mass of late Quaternary mammals. Ecology 84, Eco­logical Archives E084­093­metadata: 1-15.


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