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Graphiurus kelleni

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: Sciuromorpha
Familia: Gliridae
Subfamilia: Graphiurinae
Genus: Graphiurus
Species: Graphiurus kelleni

Name

Graphiurus kelleni (Reuvens, 1890)

Synonyms

Graphiurus ansorgei Dollman, 1912
Graphiurus cuanzensis (Hill & Carter, 1937)
Graphiurus olga (Thomas, 1925)
Graphiurus parvus (True, 1893)


References

Graphiurus kelleni in Mammal Species of the World.
Don E. Wilson & DeeAnn M. Reeder (eds) (2005). Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed).
IUCN link: Graphiurus kelleni (Reuvens, 1890) (Least Concern)


Vernacular names
English: Kellen's Dormouse

Kellen's Dormouse (Graphiurus kelleni) is a species of rodent in the Gliridae family. It is found in Angola, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gambia, Kenya, Mali, Nigeria, Niger, Senegal, Tanzania, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and moist and dry savanna.

References

Holden, M. E.. 2005. Family Gliridae. Pp. 819-841 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.
Schlitter, D. & Grubb, P. 2008. Graphiurus kelleni. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 18 August 2009.

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