PaleoDB taxon number: 373818
Full reference: M. D. Carleton and S. L. Olson. 1999. Amerigo Vespucci and the rat of Fernando de Noronha: a new genus and species of Rodentia (Muridae: Sigmodontinae) from a volcanic island off Brazil's continental shelf. American Museum Novitates 3256:1-59
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: MCP 3460-PV, a skeleton. Its type locality is Santo Antonio peninsula, Fernando de Noronha, which is in a Holocene eolian sandstone in Brazil.