- Art Gallery -

Graphiurus surdus

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 surdus

Name

Graphiurus surdus Dollman, 1912

Synonyms

Graphiurus schwabi G. M. Allen, 1912


References

Graphiurus surdus 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 surdus Dollman, 1912 (Data Deficient)

Vernacular names
English: Silent Dormouse, Short-eared African Dormouse

The Silent Dormouse (Graphiurus surdus) is a species of rodent in the Gliridae family. It is found in Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, and Gabon. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

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. 2004. Graphiurus surdus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 29 July 2007.

Biology Encyclopedia

Mammals Images

Source: Wikipedia, Wikispecies: All text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License