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Spalax nehringi  (Satunin, 1898)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 970565

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Nannospalax nehringi (Satunin, 1898)
    Spalax labaumei Matschie, 1919
    Spalax monticola anatolicus Méhely, 1909
    Spalax monticolus armeniacus Méhely, 1909
    Spalax monticola captorum Hinton, 1920
    Spalax monticola cilicicus Méhely, 1909
    Spalax monticola corybantium Hinton, 1920
  Common Name(s): Nehring's Blind Mole Rat [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  
                                  SuborderMyomorpha Brandt, 1855 – Rats, souris, Mice, Rats, Voles, Gerbils, Hamsters, Lemmings  
                                     SuperfamilyMuroidea Illiger, 1811  
                                        FamilySpalacidae Gray, 1821  
                                           SubfamilySpalacinae Gray, 1821  
                                              GenusSpalax Guldenstaedt, 1770 – Greater Blind Mole Rats  
                                                 SpeciesSpalax nehringi (Satunin, 1898) – Nehring's Blind Mole Rat  

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  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   
  Reference for: Spalax nehringi   
  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   
  Reference for: Spalax nehringi, Nehring's Blind Mole Rat [English]   

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



  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (lc) as Nannospalax nehringi  
    Comments: Ellerman and Morrison-Scott (1951) and Corbet (1978c) listed nehringi as a synonym of S. leucodon, but Topachevskii (1969) treated it as a distinct species (under subgenus Mesospalax, genus Microspalax), a revision followed by Corbet (1984) and other researchers (Krystufek and Vohralík, 2001; Musser and Carleton, 1993; Pavlinov et al., 1995a; Pavlinov and Rossolimo, 1987, 1998). Topachevskii (1969) included turcicus in the synonymy, but Savic (1982b) placed it in S. leucodon. Analyses of mo...  



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