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Idiurus zenkeri  Matschie, 1894
Taxonomic Serial No.: 573195

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Idiurus zenkeri haymani Verheyen, 1963
 
  Common Name(s): Zenker's Flying Squirrel [English]
 
    Pygmy Scaly-tailed Flying 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 – mammifčres, 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  
                                        SubfamilyZenkerellinae Matschie, 1898  
                                           GenusIdiurus Matschie, 1894 – Pygmy Scaly-tailed Flying Squirrels, Pygmy Flying Squirrels  
                                              SpeciesIdiurus zenkeri Matschie, 1894 – Zenker's Flying Squirrel, Pygmy Scaly-tailed Flying Squirrel  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Don E. Wilson  
  Notes: Smithsonian Institution, MRC 108 Washington DC 20560-0108   
  Reference for: Idiurus zenkeri    
       
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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: Idiurus zenkeri, Pygmy Scaly-tailed Flying Squirrel [English]   
       
  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   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Idiurus zenkeri, Zenker's Flying 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: Idiurus zenkeri   
       
  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: Idiurus zenkeri, Pygmy Scaly-tailed Flying Squirrel [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Africa  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (nt); 'Insufficiently known' according to Schlitter (1989)  
    Comments: Includes kivuensis, originally considered (by Lönnberg), as a subspecies of zenkeri, then considered a valid species by Hayman (1946:211); Verheyen (1963:183) regarded it as a synonym of I. z. zenkeri. Dieterlen (1993:758) included kivuensis erronously in I. macrotis, see comments therein  
 

 

   

 
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