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Cricetus cricetus  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 632734

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Cricetus frumentarius Pallas, 1811
 
    Heliomys jeudii Gray, 1873
 
    Cricetus nehringi Matschie, 1901
 
    Hamster nigricans Lacépède, 1799
 
    Cricetus polychroma Krulikovski, 1916
 
    Cricetus vulgaris I. Geoffroy, 1803
 
    Cricetus vulgaris albus Fitzinger, 1867
 
    Cricetus vulgaris babylonicus Nehring, 1903
 
    Cricetus vulgaris canescens Nehring, 1899
 
    Mus cricetus fulvus Bechstein, 1801
 
    Cricetus cricetus fuscidorsis Argyropulo, 1932
 
    Mus cricetus germanicus Kerr, 1792
 
    Cricetus cricetus latycranius Ognev, 1923
 
    Cricetus vulgaris niger Fitzinger, 1867
 
    Cricetus vulgaris niger Simroth, 1906
 
    Cricetus vulgaris rufescens Nehring, 1899
 
    Cricetus vulgaris stavropolicus Satunin, 1907
 
    Cricetus cricetus tauricus Ognev, 1924
 
    Cricetus cricetus tomensis Ognev, 1924
 
    Cricetus vulgaris varius Fitzinger, 1867
 
  Common Name(s): Black-bellied Hamster [English]
 
    Common 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  
                                              GenusCricetus Leske, 1779  
                                                 SpeciesCricetus cricetus (Linnaeus, 1758) – Black-bellied Hamster, Common Hamster  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Guy G. Musser  
  Notes: Department of Mammology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024   
  Reference for: Cricetus cricetus    
       
  Expert: Michael D. Carleton  
  Notes: Department of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Cricetus cricetus    
       
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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: Cricetus cricetus, Common 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: Cricetus cricetus, Common 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: Cricetus cricetus   
       
  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: Cricetus cricetus, Black-bellied Hamster [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    Southern Asia  
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (lc)  
    Comments: Mitchell-Jones et al. (1999) recounted the drastic reduction in W Europe due to persecution and hunting. Other regional taxonomic synopses and chronicles of the species' decline are available for the Netherlands (Lenders and Pelzers, 1982; Pelzers and Lenders, 1992), Sumava Mtns of SW Bohemia (Andera and Cervený, 1994), Northrhine-Westphalia in Germany (Hutterer and Geiger-Roswora, 1997), Slovakia (Mosanský, 1994; Stanko and Mosanský, 2000), Slovenia (Krystufek, 1991), Serbia and Montenegro...  
 

 

   

 
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