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Neotetracus sinensis  Trouessart, 1909
Taxonomic Serial No.: 709727

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Hylomys sinensis (Trouessart, 1909)
  Common Name(s): Shrew Gymnure [English]
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderErinaceomorpha Gregory, 1910  
                                  FamilyErinaceidae G. Fischer, 1814 – gymnures, hedgehogs  
                                     SubfamilyGalericinae Pomel, 1848  
                                        GenusNeotetracus Trouessart, 1909  
                                           SpeciesNeotetracus sinensis Trouessart, 1909 – Shrew Gymnure  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 2142   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Reference for: Neotetracus sinensis, Shrew Gymnure [English]   

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  Comment: Comments: Corbet (1988:127) retained the genus Neotetracus for this species, as did Mein and Ginsburg (1997). In a comparative genetic study of six hedgehog genera by Bannikova et al. (2002), Neotetracus (and Hylomys) formed the most basal taxa in the dendrograms  
    Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (nt) as Hylomys sinensis  



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