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Graphiurus nagtglasii  Jentink, 1888
Taxonomic Serial No.: 951301

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Graphiurus hueti Rochebrune, 1883
    Aethoglis hueti argenteus G.M. Allen, 1936
  Common Name(s): Nagtglas's African Dormouse [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderRodentia Bowdich, 1821 – esquilo, preá, rato, roedor, rongeurs, rodents  
                                  SuborderSciuromorpha Brandt, 1855 – squirrels  
                                     FamilyGliridae Muirhead, 1819 – Dormice  
                                        SubfamilyGraphiurinae Winge, 1887  
                                           GenusGraphiurus Smuts, 1832 – African Dormice  
                                              SubgenusGraphiurus (Aethoglis) G.M. Allen, 1936  
                                                 SpeciesGraphiurus nagtglasii Jentink, 1888 – Nagtglas's African Dormouse  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Reference for:    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Rosevear, D. R.  
  Publication Date: 1969   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Rodents of West Africa   
  Page(s): xii + 604   
  Publisher: Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History)   
  Publication Place: London, England   
  Reference for: Graphiurus nagtglasii   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Family Gliridae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 819-841   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Reference for: Graphiurus nagtglasii, Nagtglas's African Dormouse [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Africa  



  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (lc) as G. hueti  
    Comments: Subgenus Aethoglis. Does not include monardi (see that account). Grubb and Ansell (1996) recommended applying the name G. nagtglasii to the large West African dormouse traditionally known as G. hueti de Rochebrune. Their argument is supported by the dubious nature of the type locality of G. hueti given by de Rochebrune (1883), the lack of an available or likely holotype for G. hueti and existence of a holotype for nagtglasii, and because the animal used by de Rochebrune as a model to figure...  



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