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SPECIES Sigmodon (Sigmodon) fulviventer

Author:J. A. Allen, 1889.
Citation:Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 2: 180.
Common Name:Tawny-bellied Cotton Rat
Type Locality:México, Zacatecas State, Zacatecas.
Distribution:SE Arizona, WC New Mexico, and SW Texas (see Stangl, 1992), USA, south through interior México to Guanajuato and NW Michoacán.
Status:IUCN – Extinct as S. f. goldmani, otherwise Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Sigmodon, S. fulviventer species group. Sister species to S. leucotis according to phylogenetic interpretation of cytochrome b data (Peppers and Bradley, 2000; Peppers et al., 2002). See Baker and Shump (1978, Mammalian Species, 94).



    dalquesti Stangl, Jr., 1992
    goldmani Bailey, 1913
    melanotis Bailey, 1902
    minimus Mearns, 1894
    woodi M. C. Gardner, 1948

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