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Glirulus japonicus  (Schinz, 1845)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 584975

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Myoxus elegans Temminck, 1844
 
    Myoxus javanicus Schinz, 1845
 
    Myoxus lasiotis Thomas, 1880
 
  Common Name(s): Japanese Dormouse [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  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  
                                        SubfamilyGlirinae Muirhead, 1819  
                                           GenusGlirulus Thomas, 1906  
                                              SpeciesGlirulus japonicus (Schinz, 1845) – Japanese Dormouse  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Mary Ellen Holden  
  Notes: Department of Mammology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10023   
  Reference for: Glirulus japonicus    
       
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Jackson, Stephen M., and Richard W. Thorington Jr.  
  Publication Date: 2012   
  Article/Chapter Title: Gliding Mammals: Taxonomy of Living and Extinct Species   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, no. 638   
  Page(s): v + 117   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0081-0282   
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  Reference for: Glirulus japonicus   
       
  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: Glirulus japonicus   
       
  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: Glirulus japonicus, Japanese 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: Glirulus japonicus   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Southern Asia  
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Endangered  
    Comments: Based on mitochondrial and nuclear genetic data (Suzuki et al., 1997), there are at least two distinct populations of G. japonicus that may represent separate species. Unpublished morphological and behavioral differences were also cited. External genital morphology and its taxonomic significance were examined by Rossolimo and Pavlinov (1985). Chromosomal study provided by Tsuchiya (1979). Analysis of nest materials as indication of foraging behavior reported by Minato and Doei (1995). Inclu...  
 

 

   

 
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