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Dendromus nyasae  Thomas, 1916
Taxonomic Serial No.: 970574

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Dendromus kivu Thomas, 1916
 
  Common Name(s): Kivu African Climbing Mouse [English]
 
       
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  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  
                                        FamilyNesomyidae Forsyth Major, 1897  
                                           SubfamilyDendromurinae G. M. Allen, 1939  
                                              GenusDendromus A. Smith, 1829 – African Climbing Mice  
                                                 SpeciesDendromus nyasae Thomas, 1916 – Kivu African Climbing Mouse  
       

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Graaff, G. de  
  Publication Date: 1981   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Rodents of Southern Africa   
  Page(s): 267   
  Publisher: Butterworth & Co.   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0-409-09829-9   
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  Reference for: Dendromus nyasae   
       
  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   
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  Reference for: Dendromus nyasae, Kivu African Climbing Mouse [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Africa  
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (lc) as D. kivu  
    Comments: Dendromus nyasae and the three names in synonymy (based on study of all holotypes) have been treated as subspecies of the southern African D. mesomelas (Bohmann, 1942; Misonne, 1974). The latter is larger in external dimensions; has longer pelage with upperparts brighter and buffier (darker, tawny hue in D. nyasae), underparts white usually suffused with pale buff or ochraceous (dark grayish white in D. nyasae); its skull is more robust with narrow interorbital and postorbital regions and m...  
 

 

   

 
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