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Glis glis  (Linnaeus, 1766)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 951305

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Myoxus glis (Linnaeus, 1766)
    Myoxus avellanus Owen, 1840
    Glis esculentus Blumenbach, 1779
    Myoxus giglis F. Cuvier, 1832
    Glis insularis Barrett-Hamilton, 1899
    Glis italicus Barrett-Hamilton, 1898
    Glis melonii Thomas, 1907
    Sciurus persicus Erxleben, 1777
    Glis vulgaris Oken, 1816
    Sciurus glis Linnaeus, 1766
    Glis glis subalpinus Burg, 1920
    Glis glis postus Montagu, 1923
    Myoxus glis orientalis Nehring, 1903
    Myoxus glis caspius Satunin, 1905
    Glis glis spoliatus Thomas, 1906
    Glis glis pyrenaicus Cabrera, 1908
    Glis italicus intermedius Altobello, 1920
    Glis glis tschetshenicus Satunin, 1920
    Glis glis abruttii Altobello, 1924
    Glis glis minutus Martino, 1930
    Glis glis petruccii Goodwin, 1939
  Common Name(s): Fat Dormouse [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  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  
                               OrderRodentia Bowdich, 1821 – esquilo, preá, rato, roedor, rongeurs, rodents  
                                  SuborderSciuromorpha Brandt, 1855 – squirrels  
                                     FamilyGliridae Muirhead, 1819 – Dormice  
                                        SubfamilyGlirinae Muirhead, 1819  
                                           GenusGlis Brisson, 1762 – Fat Dormouse  
                                              SpeciesGlis glis (Linnaeus, 1766) – Fat Dormouse  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Ellerman, J. R., and T. C. S. Morrison-Scott  
  Publication Date: 1951   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Palaearctic and Indian Mammals 1758 to 1946   
  Page(s): 810   
  Publisher: British Museum (Natural History)   
  Publication Place: London, England   
  Reference for: Glis glis, Fat Dormouse [English]   
  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   
  Reference for: Glis glis, Fat 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: Fat Dormouse[English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  



  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (nt)  
    Comments: The significance of geographical variation within G. glis, in the context of subspecific or specific level differentiation among populations, has not been investigated throughout its range. Comprehensive review of G. glis, including illustrations of live animal, distributional, morphological, ecological, behavioral and other characteristics, contributed by Rossolimo et al. (2001). Biometry and taxonomy of Asiago Plateau population by Franco (1988); morphometric study of Bulgarian population...  



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