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Anomalurus beecrofti  Fraser, 1853
Taxonomic Serial No.: 573191

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Anomalurops chapini J. A. Allen, 1922
 
    Anomalurus fulgens Gray, 1869
 
    Anomalurus laniger Temminck, 1853
 
    Anomalurus beecrofti hervoi Dekeyser and Villiers, 1951
 
    Anomalurus beecrofti argenteus Schwann, 1904
 
    Anomalurus beecrofti citrinus Thomas, 1916
 
    Anomalurus beecrofti schoutedeni Verheyen, 1968
 
  Common Name(s): Beecroft's Scaly-tailed Squirrel [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderRodentia Bowdich, 1821 – esquilo, preá, rato, roedor, rongeurs, rodents  
                                  SuborderAnomaluromorpha Bugge, 1974  
                                     FamilyAnomaluridae Gervais, 1849 – Scaly-tailed Squirrels  
                                        SubfamilyAnomalurinae Gervais, 1849  
                                           GenusAnomalurus Waterhouse, 1843 – Scaly-tailed Flying Squirrels  
                                              SpeciesAnomalurus beecrofti Fraser, 1853 – Beecroft's Scaly-tailed Squirrel  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Don E. Wilson  
  Notes: Smithsonian Institution, MRC 108 Washington DC 20560-0108   
  Reference for: Anomalurus beecrofti    
       
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Dieterlen, Fritz / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Family Anomaluridae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 1532-1534   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Anomalurus beecrofti, Beecroft's Scaly-tailed Squirrel [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Anomalurus beecrofti   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Common Names of Mammals of the World   
  Page(s): xiv + 204   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-383-3   
  Notes: With contributions by Bernadette N. Graham, Adam P. Potter, and Mariana M. Upmeyer   
  Reference for: Anomalurus beecrofti, Beecroft's Scaly-tailed Squirrel [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Africa  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: CITES - Appendix III (Ghana); IUCN - Lower Risk (lc). Not mentioned in Schlitter (1989)  
    Comments: Belongs to the distinct genus Anomalurops according to Ansell (1978:73), Grubb et al. (1998:185), Rosevear (1969:159), and Verheyen (1968:404). Taxa argenteus and hervoi were considered 'valid as a race' by Rosevear (1969); chapini and citrinus were considered 'well defined subspecies' by Verheyen (1968); schoutedeni was considered a distinct species by Verheyen (1968) and by Cabral (1971). There is no proof of the validity of subspecies (A. C. Schunke, in litt.)  
 

 

   

 
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