Cryptotis Pomel 1848

Wilson, Don E. & Reeder, DeeAnn, 2005, Order Soricomorpha, Mammal Species of the World: a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3 rd Edition), Volume 1, Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, pp. 220-311 : 270

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Cryptotis Pomel 1848


Cryptotis Pomel 1848

Cryptotis Pomel 1848 , Arch. Sci. Phys. Nat. Geneve, 9: 249.

Type Species: Sorex cinereus Bachman 1837

Synonyms: Soriciscus Coues 1877 ; Xenosorex Schaldach 1966 .

Species and subspecies: 30 species with 7 subspecies:

Species Cryptotis alticola Merriam 1895

Species Cryptotis brachyonyx Woodman 2003

Species Cryptotis colombiana Woodman and Timm 1993

Species Cryptotis endersi Setzer 1950

Species Cryptotis equatoris Thomas 1912

Species Cryptotis goldmani Merriam 1895

Subspecies Cryptotis goldmani subsp. goldmani Merriam 1895

Subspecies Cryptotis goldmani subsp. machetes Merriam 1895

Species Cryptotis goodwini Jackson 1933

Species Cryptotis gracilis Miller 1911

Species Cryptotis griseoventris Jackson 1933

Species Cryptotis hondurensis Woodman and Timm 1992

Species Cryptotis magna Merriam 1895

Species Cryptotis mayensis Merriam 1901

Species Cryptotis medellinia Thomas 1921

Species Cryptotis mera Goldman 1912

Species Cryptotis meridensis Thomas 1898

Species Cryptotis merriami Choate 1970

Species Cryptotis mexicana Coues 1877

Species Cryptotis montivaga Anthony 1921

Species Cryptotis nelsoni Merriam 1895

Species Cryptotis nigrescens J. A. Allen 1895

Species Cryptotis obscura Merriam 1895

Species Cryptotis orophila J. A. Allen 1895

Species Cryptotis parva (Say 1823)

Subspecies Cryptotis parva subsp. parva Say 1823

Subspecies Cryptotis parva subsp. berlandieri Baird 1858

Subspecies Cryptotis parva subsp. floridana Merriam 1895

Subspecies Cryptotis parva subsp. pueblensis Jackson 1933

Subspecies Cryptotis parva subsp. soricina Merriam 1895

Species Cryptotis peregrina Merriam 1895

Species Cryptotis peruviensis Vivar, Pacheco and Valqui 1997

Species Cryptotis phillipsii Schaldach 1966

Species Cryptotis squamipes J. A. Allen 1912

Species Cryptotis tamensis Woodman 2002

Species Cryptotis thomasi Merriam 1897

Species Cryptotis tropicalis Merriam 1895

Discussion: See Repenning (1967:37) and Reumer (1998:19) for placement in Blarinini . North and Central American species revised in part by Choate (1970) and Choate and Fleharty (1974); Central and South American species revised by Woodman (1996, 2002, 2003), Woodman and Timm (1993, 1999, 2000), and Vivar et al. (1997). Gureev (1979:433-437) listed many species that Choate (1970) considered synonyms. Formerly included C. surinamensis which was transferred to Sorex araneus by Husson (1963). Woodman (1993) argued that Cryptotis is feminine in gender, a conclusion followed here.












Cryptotis Pomel 1848

Wilson, Don E. & Reeder, DeeAnn 2005


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