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Mus cafer  Pallas, 1779
Taxonomic Serial No.: 974227

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s):    
  Valid Name: Pedetes capensis (Forster, 1778)
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - junior synonym   
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Dieterlen, Fritz / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Family Pedetidae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 1535   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Reference for: Mus cafer   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Graaff, G. de  
  Publication Date: 1981   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Rodents of Southern Africa: Notes on their identification, distribution, ecology and taxonomy   
  Page(s): xviii + 267   
  Publisher: Butterworth & Co.   
  Publication Place: Durban, South Africa   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-409-09829-9   
  Reference for: Mus cafer   

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  Comment: Wilson and Reeder (2005) lists Mus cafer Pallas, 1778, but as indicated by Graaff (1981) the correct publication date is 1779; pages 1-70 of 'Novae species Quadrupedum e Glirium ordine...' were published in 1778 and the remainder in 1779, and Mus cafer was published on page 87  



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