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Cricetulus migratorius  (Pallas, 1773)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 632732

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Mus accedula Pallas, 1779
 
    Mus arenarius Pallas, 1773
 
    Cricetulus atticus Nehring, 1902
 
    Hypudaeus cinerascens Wagner, 1848
 
    Arvicola coerulescens Severtzov, 1879
 
    Cricetulus falzfeini Matschie, 1918
 
    Cricetulus fulvus Blanford, 1875
 
    Cricetus isabellinus de Filippi, 1865
 
    Cricetulus murinus Severtzov, 1876
 
    Mus phaeus Pallas, 1779
 
    Cricetulus arenarius bellicosus Scharleman, 1915
 
    Cricetulus migratorius caesius Kashkarov, 1923
 
    Cricetulus migratorius cinereus Kashkarov, 1926
 
    Cricetulus migratorius griseiventris Thomas, 1917
 
    Cricetulus migratorius griseus Kashkarov, 1923
 
    Cricetulus phaeus neglectus Ognev, 1916
 
    Cricetulus fulvus pamirensis Ognev, 1923
 
    Cricetulus migratorius pulcher Ognev, 1924
 
    Cricetulus migratorius vernula Thomas, 1917
 
    Cricetulus migratorius zvierezombi Pidoplitschka, 1928
 
  Common Name(s): Migratory Hamster [English]
 
    Gray Dwarf Hamster [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  
                                  SuborderMyomorpha Brandt, 1855 – Rats, souris, Mice, Rats, Voles, Gerbils, Hamsters, Lemmings  
                                     SuperfamilyMuroidea Illiger, 1811  
                                        FamilyCricetidae Fischer, 1817  
                                           SubfamilyCricetinae Fischer, 1817  
                                              GenusCricetulus Milne-Edwards, 1867 – Dwarf Hamsters  
                                                 SpeciesCricetulus migratorius (Pallas, 1773) – Migratory Hamster, Gray Dwarf Hamster  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Guy G. Musser  
  Notes: Department of Mammology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024   
  Reference for: Cricetulus migratorius    
       
  Expert: Michael D. Carleton  
  Notes: Department of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Cricetulus migratorius    
       
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Ellerman, J. R., and T. C. S. Morrison-Scott  
  Publication Date: 1966   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Palaearctic and Indian Mammals 1758 to 1946, 2nd edition   
  Page(s): 810   
  Publisher: Alden Press   
  Publication Place: Oxford, England   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0565004484   
  Notes: Available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8727652   
  Reference for: Cricetulus migratorius, Migratory Hamster [English]   
       
  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: Cricetulus migratorius, Gray Dwarf Hamster [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: Cricetulus migratorius   
       
  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: Cricetulus migratorius, Gray Dwarf Hamster [English]   
       

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

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (nt)  
    Comments: Major compendia summarize the systematic biology of the species in Europe and Russia (Gromov and Erbajeva, 1995; Mitchell-Jones et al., 1999; Niethammer, 1982d). Allozymic variation between isabellinus from Kopet Dag Mtns and bellicosus from Ukranian steppes discussed by Mezhzherin (2001b). Cricetulus migratorius has occurred in the southern Levant since 80,000-70,000 years before present and apparently replaced two fossil species (recorded as Allocricetus), C. magnus (70,000-60,000 years b...  
 

 

   

 
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