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Sigmodontinae MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Sigmodontinae
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.150.900.649.313.992.635.075.500
Unique ID
D016205
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016205
Annotation
for entry term RATS, RICE and other species commonly called "rats" but taxonomically SIGMODONTINAE, do not use the check tag RATS.
Scope Note
A subfamily of the family MURIDAE comprised of 69 genera. New World mice and rats are included in this subfamily.
Entry Term(s)
Hesperomyinae
Hesperomyines
Neotoma
Oryzomys
Rats, Cotton
Rats, Rice
Sigmodon
Registry Number
txid40141
Related Numbers
txid29122
txid42407
txid42414
Previous Indexing
Microtinae (1982-1990)
Rats (1966-1981)
Rodentia (1966-1981)
Public MeSH Note
2006; see HESPEROMYINAE 1991-2005; for NEOTOMA, SIGMODON, and RATS, COTTON see CRICETIDAE 1982-1990
History Note
2006 (1991); for NEOTOMA, SIGMODON, and RATS, COTTON use ARVICOLINAE 1982-1990
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1990/06/06
Revision Date
2020/09/02
Sigmodontinae Preferred
Sigmodon Narrower
Rats, Cotton Narrower
Rats, Rice Narrower
Oryzomys Narrower
Neotoma Narrower
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