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Graphiurus surdus  Dollman, 1912
Taxonomic Serial No.: 584965

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Graphiurus schwabi G.M. Allen, 1912
 
  Common Name(s): Silent Dormouse [English]
 
    Short-eared African Dormouse [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  
                                  SuborderSciuromorpha Brandt, 1855 – squirrels  
                                     FamilyGliridae Muirhead, 1819 – Dormice  
                                        SubfamilyGraphiurinae Winge, 1887  
                                           GenusGraphiurus Smuts, 1832 – African Dormice  
                                              SubgenusGraphiurus (Graphiurus) Smuts, 1832  
                                                 SpeciesGraphiurus surdus Dollman, 1912 – Silent Dormouse, Short-eared African Dormouse  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Mary Ellen Holden  
  Notes: Department of Mammology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10023   
  Reference for: Graphiurus surdus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source:    
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Holden, Mary Ellen  
  Publication Date: 1996   
  Article/Chapter Title: Systematic Revision of Sub-Saharan African Dormice (Rodentia, Myoxidae, Graphiurus). Part 1, An Introduction to the Generic Revision, and a Revision of Graphiurus surdus   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Museum Novitates, no. 3157   
  Page(s): 1-44   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0003-0082   
  Notes: Available online at http://hdl.handle.net/2246/3678   
  Reference for: Graphiurus surdus   
       
  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: Graphiurus surdus   
       
  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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Graphiurus surdus, Short-eared African Dormouse [English]   
       
  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: Graphiurus surdus, Silent Dormouse [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Africa  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Data Deficient  
    Comments: Subgenus Graphiurus. Morphological revision and comparisons with similar species contributed by Holden (1996b). Reviewed by Rossolimo et al. (2001) and Holden (In Press)  
 

 

   

 
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