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Acomys seurati  Heim de Balsac, 1936
Taxonomic Serial No.: 970759

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Seurat's 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 seurati Heim de Balsac, 1936 – Seurat's Spiny Mouse  
       

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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 http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8727652   
  Reference for: Acomys seurati   
       
  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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Acomys seurati, Seurat's Spiny Mouse [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Africa  
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Subgenus Acomys. Described as a species by Heim de Balsac, but listed as a synonym of A. cahirinus by Ellerman and Morrison-Scott (1951) and Musser and Carleton (1993); however, the karyotype is different (2n = 38, FN = 68 compared with 2n = 36, FN = 68 for A. cahirinus) and the two can be distinguished by molar morphology (Denys et al., 1994:237). Kowalski and Rzebik-Kowalska (1991) provided references to distributional records, ecology, and morphology of the species  
 

 

   

 
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