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Muscardinus avellanarius  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 584974

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Mus corilinum Fatio, 1869
 
    Myoxus muscardinus Schreber, 1782
 
    Muscardinus pulcher Barrett-Hamilton, 1898
 
    Myoxus speciosus Dehne, 1855
 
    Muscardinus trapezius Miller, 1908
 
    Muscardinus avellanarius anglicus Barrett-Hamilton, 1900
 
    Muscardinus avellanarius niveus Altobello, 1920
 
    Muscardinus avellanarius zeus Chaworth-Musters, 1932
 
    Muscardinus avellanarius abanticus Kivanc, 1983
 
  Common Name(s): Hazel Dormouse [English]
 
    Common 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  
                                           GenusMuscardinus Kaup, 1829  
                                              SpeciesMuscardinus avellanarius (Linnaeus, 1758) – Hazel Dormouse, Common Dormouse  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Mary Ellen Holden  
  Notes: Department of Mammology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10023   
  Reference for: Muscardinus avellanarius    
       
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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: Muscardinus avellanarius, Common Dormouse [English], Hazel 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: Muscardinus avellanarius   
       
  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: Muscardinus avellanarius, Hazel 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: Muscardinus avellanarius, Hazel Dormouse [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (nt)  
    Comments: Comprehensive review of M. avellanarius, including illustrations of live animal, distributional, morphological, ecological, behavioral and other characteristics, contributed by Rossolimo et al. (2001). Systematic study of W and C European subspecies provided by Witte (1962) and Roesler and Witte (1969), and of Turkish subspecies by Kivanc (1983). Morphometric study of Bulgarian populations reported by Peshev et al. (1990a) and Peshev and Delov (1995b). Comparison of dental pattern with foss...  
 

 

   

 
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