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Lemniscomys  Trouessart, 1881
Taxonomic Serial No.: 585029

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Striped Grass Mice [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   
       

 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  
                                  SuborderMyomorpha Brandt, 1855 – Rats, souris, Mice, Rats, Voles, Gerbils, Hamsters, Lemmings  
                                     SuperfamilyMuroidea Illiger, 1811  
                                        FamilyMuridae Illiger, 1811 – campagnols, rats, souris, mice, rats, voles  
                                           SubfamilyMurinae Illiger, 1811 – Old World rats, Old World mice  
                                              GenusLemniscomys Trouessart, 1881 – Striped Grass Mice  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Species Lemniscomys barbarus (Linnaeus, 1767) – Barbary Lemniscomys 
                                                 Species Lemniscomys bellieri Van der Straeten, 1975 – Bellier's Lemniscomys 
                                                 Species Lemniscomys griselda (Thomas, 1904) – Griselda's Lemniscomys 
                                                 Species Lemniscomys hoogstraali Dieterlen, 1991 – Hoogstraal's Lemniscomys 
                                                 Species Lemniscomys linulus (Thomas, 1910) – Senegal Lemniscomys 
                                                 Species Lemniscomys macculus (Thomas and Wroughton, 1910) – Buffoon Lemniscomys 
                                                 Species Lemniscomys mittendorfi Eisentraut, 1968 – Mittendorf's Lemniscomys 
                                                 Species Lemniscomys rosalia (Thomas, 1904) – Single-Striped Lemniscomys 
                                                 Species Lemniscomys roseveari Van der Straeten, 1980 – Rosevear's Lemniscomys 
                                                 Species Lemniscomys striatus (Linnaeus, 1758) – Typical Lemniscomys 
                                                 Species Lemniscomys zebra (Heuglin, 1864) – Heuglin's Lemniscomys 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Guy G. Musser  
  Notes: Department of Mammology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024   
  Reference for: Lemniscomys    
       
  Expert: Michael D. Carleton  
  Notes: Department of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Lemniscomys    
       
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Musser, Guy G., and Michael D. Carleton / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Superfamily Muroidea   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 894-1531   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Lemniscomys   
       
  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): 604   
  Publisher: Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History)   
  Publication Place: London, England   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Lemniscomys   
       
  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: Lemniscomys   
       
  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: Striped Grass Mice[English]   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Arvicanthis Division. Morphological data clusters Lemniscomys with species of Arvicanthis, Pelomys, Mylomys, and Rhabdomys (Musser, 1987a), which is corroborated by analysis of mitochondrial gene sequences (DNA cytochrome b, 12S and 16S rRNA gene fragments), and also includes Desmomys (Ducroz et al., 2001). The sequence data of Ducroz et al. also indicates that within this arvicanthine cluster, Lemniscomys is the only member of a lineage separate from that comprising Desmomys and Rhabdomys,...  
 

 

   

 
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