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Acomys cahirinus  (É. Geoffroy, 1803)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 970754

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Acomys cahirinus (Desmarest, 1819)
 
    Acomys hunteri de Winton, 1901
 
    Acomys sabryi Kershaw, 1922
 
    Acomys viator Thomas, 1902
 
    Acomys cahirinus helmyi Osborn, 1980
 
    Acomys dimidiatus megalodus Setzer, 1959
 
  Common Name(s): Northeast African Spiny Mouse [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  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  
                                        FamilyMuridae Illiger, 1811 – campagnols, rats, souris, mice, rats, voles  
                                           SubfamilyDeomyinae Thomas, 1888  
                                              GenusAcomys I. Geoffroy, 1838 – African Spiny Mice  
                                                 SubgenusAcomys (Acomys) I. Geoffroy, 1838  
                                                    SpeciesAcomys cahirinus (É. Geoffroy, 1803) – Northeast African Spiny Mouse  
       

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title: Opinion 2005 (Case 3022): Catalogue des mammifères du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle by Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire (1803): placed on the Official List of Works Approved as Available for Zoological Nomenclature   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 59, no. 2   
  Page(s): 153-154   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0007-5167   
  Notes: Available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34358261   
  Reference for: Acomys cahirinus   
       
  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: Acomys cahirinus, Northeast African Spiny Mouse [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Africa  
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (lc)  
    Comments: Subgenus Acomys. Musser and Carleton (1993) presented a broad definition of A. cahirinus that included some of the species listed here (airensis, chudeaui, dimidiatus and its synonyms, johannis and seurati) and had a geographic range extending from NW Africa to S Pakistan (as mapped by Bates, 1994, who followed Musser and Carleton, 1993). A growing body of published research, mostly by French scientists, has rendered Musser and Carleton's view simplistic and an underestimate of the actual n...  
    The work Catalogue des mammifères du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle by Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire (1803): placed on the Official List of Works Approved as Available for Zoological Nomenclature by Opinion 2005, published 2002; thus a number of names published by Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire in 1803 became available  
 

 

   

 
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