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Dryomys nitedula  (Pallas, 1778)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 584967

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Eliomys angelus Thomas, 1906
 
    Myoxus dryas Schreber, 1782
 
    Myoxus intermedius Nehring, 1902
 
    Dyromys milleri Thomas, 1912
 
    Myoxus pictus Blanford, 1875
 
    Dyromys robustus Miller, 1910
 
    Myoxus wingei Nehring, 1902
 
    Dyromys nitedula phrygius Thomas, 1907
 
    Dyromys nitedula tichomirowi Satunin, 1920
 
    Dyromys nitedula obolenskii Ognev and Worobiev, 1923
 
    Dyromys nitedula carpathicus Brohmer, 1927
 
    Dyromys nitedula bilkjewiczi Ognev and Heptner, 1928
 
    Dyromys nitedula ognevi Heptner and Formozov, 1928
 
    Dyromys nitedula daghestanicus Ognev and Turov, 1935
 
    Dyromys nitedula tanaiticus Ognev and Turov, 1935
 
    Dyromys nitedula caucasicus Ognev and Turov, 1935
 
    Dyromys nitedula kurdistanicus Ognev and Turov, 1935
 
    Dyromys nitedula pallidus Ognev and Turov, 1935
 
    Dyromys nitedula saxatilis Rosanov, 1935
 
    Dryomys nitedula ravijojla Paspalev, Martino and Pechev, 1952
 
  Common Name(s): Forest 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  
                                        SubfamilyLeithiinae Lydekker, 1896  
                                           GenusDryomys Thomas, 1906 – Forest Dormice  
                                              SpeciesDryomys nitedula (Pallas, 1778) – Forest Dormouse  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Mary Ellen Holden  
  Notes: Department of Mammology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10023   
  Reference for: Dryomys nitedula    
       
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Ellerman, J. R., and T. C. S. Morrison-Scott  
  Publication Date: 1951   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Palaearctic and Indian Mammals 1758 to 1946   
  Page(s): 810   
  Publisher: British Museum (Natural History)   
  Publication Place: London, England   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Dryomys nitedula, Forest Dormouse [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: Dryomys nitedula   
       
  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: Dryomys nitedula, Forest 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: Dryomys nitedula, Forest Dormouse [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    Southern Asia  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (nt)  
    Comments: There has been no critical revision of this species throughout its range, and D. nitedula may actually contain two or more species. An allozymic and biometric study by Filippucci et al. (1995) of southern populations indicates that the Israeli population probably represents a separate species, a conclusion supported by ecological data (Nevo and Amir, 1961b) and phallic and bacular morphology (Simson et al., 1995). It would have been treated as a species here, but unfortunately no name has b...  
 

 

   

 
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