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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Theria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Ordo: Rodentia
Subordo: Myomorpha
Superfamilia: Muroidea
Familia: Muridae
Subfamilia: Murinae
Genus: Vernaya
Species: Vernaya fulva

Name

Vernaya Anthony, 1941

References

* Vernaya on Mammal Species of the World.
* Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2 Volume Set edited by Don E. Wilson, DeeAnn M. Reeder

Type species: Chiropodomys fulvus G. M. Allen, 1927

Vernaya is a genus of rodent in the subfamily Murinae from southern China and northern Burma. It contains a single extant species, the red climbing mouse (Vernaya fulva), and several extinct species, all described by Zheng in 1993, namely Vernaya prefulva, Vernaya pristina, Vernaya giganta and Vernaya wushanica. The genus is named after Arthur Stannard Vernay who collected the specimen of V. fulva on an expedition to Burma with Charles Suydam Cutting.[1][2]

References

Anthony, HE (1941). "collected by the Vernay-Cutting Burma expedition". Papers on Mammalogy. Field Museum of Natural History. pp. 37–123.
Lunde, DP (2007). "MAMMALIAN SPECIES: Vernaya fulva" (PDF). 806: 1–3. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2012-05-17.

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